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Place Perception (Posted on 2013-06-07) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Three players A, B and C are nominated and three sportswriters respectively from periodicals D, E and F designate a player as first, second or, third place. However, the point awards for the first-, second- and third-place votes are not known precisely. All we know is that a first place vote is worth x points, a second-place vote is worth y points and a third-place vote is worth z points with x > y > z.

When the points have been counted up, Player A has emerged with 20 points, Player B with 10 points and Player C with 9 points.

If Player A received a second place vote from Periodical D, who received a second place vote from Periodical E?

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Question New Brain-Twister | Comment 5 of 9 |
Right you are Ady!  I missed that solution to my Brain-twister.  Good work!

Allow me to make it harder.

What if A received no 2nd place votes, and C received less than 3 2nd place votes and less than 3 third place votes?

Solution revealed in 24x3600 seconds, unless Ady posts it first.

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2013-06-07 19:49:40
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