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Alphabetical logic (Posted on 2006-07-28) Difficulty: 3 of 5
What Mr. Lister lacks in memory, he makes up with logic skills. Seriously, he can't remember anything. Can you match the six first names (Dirk, Ellen, Erik, Greg, Nelson, and Tony) with the six last names (Austin, Dunn, Ives, Lister, Newton, Sumner)?

These few memories are all that remain of his enigmatic and perhaps dramatic past:

1. When listed in alphabetical order by last name,
a)Greg comes before Dirk
b)Nelson comes before Ellen
c)Tony comes before Erik

2. When listed in alphabetical order by first name,
a)Austin comes before Newton
b)Ives comes before Dunn
c)Sumner comes before Lister

See The Solution Submitted by Tristan    
Rating: 4.1250 (8 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
AnswerK Sengupta2009-03-06 06:19:50
Alpha logicChuck Hurst2006-08-21 16:05:12
SolutionAnother logical table solution (without the table)gregg tsujimoto2006-08-10 06:21:09
Solutionnames...briana2006-08-09 12:28:22
re: Analytical SolutionMagda2006-07-30 18:48:33
SolutionAnalytical SolutionSir Percivale2006-07-29 11:33:52
re(2): SolutionPenny2006-07-29 10:33:22
re: SolutionRichard2006-07-29 01:36:51
SolutionSolutionPenny2006-07-28 09:46:45
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