All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > Logic
Doctor and Engineer (Posted on 2003-08-25) Difficulty: 3 of 5
One of Mr. X, his wife, their son and Mr. X's mother is an Engineer and another is a Doctor.
1. If the Doctor is a male, then the Engineer is a male.
2. If the Engineer is younger than the Doctor, then the Engineer and the Doctor are not blood relatives.
3. If the Engineer is a female, then she and the Doctor are blood relatives.
Can you tell who is the Doctor and the Engineer?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 3.0000 (5 votes)

Comments: ( Back to comment list | You must be logged in to post comments.)
Solution Solved | Comment 15 of 24 |
Father is the engineer and the son is the doctor.

You can eliminate many of the scenarios using the "if the doctor is male, the engineer is male" premise. List the five scenarios and the only one that does not violate any rules is the father as engineer and son as doctor.
  Posted by richard on 2003-08-27 14:44:52
Please log in:
Login:
Password:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password


Search:
Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (5)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Chatterbox:
Copyright © 2002 - 2018 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information