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Profession Pursuit (Posted on 2013-12-11) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The professions of Mr. Miller, Mr. Painter, Mr. Treasurer and Mr. Hunter are: a miller, a painter, a treasurer and a hunter. However, none of them has a name identifying their profession. They made four statements:
  1. Mr. Miller is the hunter
  2. Mr. Treasurer is the miller.
  3. Mr. Painter is not the hunter.
  4. Mr. Hunter is not the painter.
According to those statements, the painter must be Mr. Painter, but this cannot be correct. Three of the four statements are false.

Who is the treasurer?

  Submitted by K Sengupta    
Rating: 3.0000 (1 votes)
Solution: (Hide)
Mr. Miller is the treasurer.

For an explanation, refer to Steve Herman's solution here.

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolutionSalil2013-12-11 23:13:43
Analytical Solution (spoiler)Steve Herman2013-12-11 21:12:20
Solutioncomputer solutionCharlie2013-12-11 16:10:40
Solutionsolution - spoilerAdy TZIDON2013-12-11 13:34:52
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