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Three Coin Consideration (Posted on 2023-03-03) Difficulty: 3 of 5
• Jason is travelling to an exotic country which has three types of coins.
• Each coin has a different value (5, 10, or 15 units), a different color (red, green, or blue), and a different shape (round, square, and triangular).
• Jason has precisely one of each of the three types of coin in his pocket.

A) If Jason randomly selects one coin, it will either be red, a circle, or the 5 unit coin.
B) If he randomly selects another coin, it will either be blue, a triangle, or the 10 unit coin.
C) The triangular coin is worth more than the square coin.

Determine the color, shape, and value of each coin.

See The Solution Submitted by K Sengupta    
Rating: 5.0000 (1 votes)

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Solution Solution Comment 5 of 5 |
Start by listing all the ways you can have decreasing value 15, 10, 5; and shapes such that triangle is worth more (higher on the list) than square.  There are only three ways:

15 Triangle 
10 Square 
 5 Circle  but 5 can't be circle, so this triplet is out.

15 Circle
10 Triangle but triangle can't be 10, so this triplet is out.
 5 Square 

15 Triangle Red
10 Circle Green
 5 Square Blue

Edited on March 5, 2023, 5:01 am
  Posted by Larry on 2023-03-04 16:31:00

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