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Professor Perception (Posted on 2013-04-25) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Amelia, Beulah, Carrie, Dennis and Elwood attended a supper party with their spouses at Loverly's Restaurant. Chairs for the five couples were arranged around an L-shaped table as shown in the diagram below.
     |         | 
     |         |   
    j|         |b    
     |         |      
     |         |    
     |         |
    i|         |c   
     |         |   
     |         |  d
     |         +---------+       
    h|                   |
     |                   |e
     |                   | 
        g        f 
At the table:
  1. Amelia's husband sat next to Dennis' wife.
  2. Beulah's husband was the only man who sat alone at one side of the table.
  3. Carrie's husband was the only man who sat between two women.
  4. No woman sat between two women.
  5. Each man sat opposite his wife.
  6. Elwood's wife sat on the Professor's right.
Who was the Professor?


(i) "Between two women" means to the left of one woman and to the right of another woman, around the perimeter of the table.

(ii) Similarly "sat next to" means either immediately to the right or, immediately to the left of a given seat around the perimeter of the table. For example, chair-e and chair-f are next to each other.

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re: Multiple SolutionsSalil2013-04-29 02:18:12
SolutionMultiple SolutionsSalil2013-04-29 02:13:37
re(2): Corrected analytical solutionCharlie2013-04-29 01:16:54
re: Corrected analytical solutionSalil2013-04-29 00:36:35
SolutionCorrected analytical solutionSteve Herman2013-04-26 20:07:52
Some Thoughtsre(2): Reveal your bias (analytical spoiler)Steve Herman2013-04-26 19:51:10
re: Reveal your bias (analytical spoiler)Charlie2013-04-26 14:24:22
Reveal your bias (analytical spoiler)Steve Herman2013-04-26 10:23:46
Solutioncomputer solutionCharlie2013-04-25 21:43:36
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