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The Four Mathematicians (Posted on 2003-04-12) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Four mathematicians have the following conversation:

A: I am insane.
B: I am pure.
C: I am applied.
D: I am sane.
A: C is pure.
B: D is insane.
C: B is applied.
D: C is sane.

You are also given that:

Pure mathematicians tell the truth about their beliefs.
Applied mathematicians lie about their beliefs.
Sane mathematicians beliefs are correct.
Insane mathematicians beliefs are incorrect.

Describe the four mathematicians.

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 3.0000 (6 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
answerK Sengupta2007-03-02 22:49:15
SolutionSolutionLewis2003-07-13 00:13:27
hmmGt Vegita2003-06-14 18:01:34
HEREChaz2003-05-03 05:51:58
QuestionHe-sheTim Axoy2003-04-27 04:39:25
I am wrong twice, lol.Jon2003-04-14 07:43:56
SolutionGot it now.Jon2003-04-14 07:37:24
re: People who say they are this are that.Jon2003-04-14 07:29:14
my guess at this oneJon2003-04-14 07:27:10
D,not C!!Tim Axoy2003-04-13 04:29:41
SolutionPeople who say they are this are that.Tim Axoy2003-04-13 04:13:09
SolutionNo SubjectTomM2003-04-12 12:53:01
re: First figure out...Bryan2003-04-12 08:59:41
SolutionFirst figure out...Charlie2003-04-12 04:40:10
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