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New Games (Dec99, sec1, q11)- try this (1)
« on: September 07, 2005, 08:19:22 PM »
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Exactly five cars -- Frank's, Marquitta's, Orlando's, Taishah's, and Vinquetta's -- are washed, each exactly once. The cars are washed one at a time, with each receiving exactly one kind of wash: regular, suer, or premium. The following conditions must apply:

The first car washed does not receive a super wash, though at least one car does.
Exactly one car receives a premium wash.
The second and third cars washed receive the same kind of wash as each other.
Neither Orlando's nor Taishah's is washed before Vinquetta's.
Marquitta's is washed before Frank's, but after Orlando's.
Marquitta's and the car wahsed immediately before Marquitta's receive regular washes.

1. Which one of the following could be an accuate list of the cars in the order in which they are washed, amtched with type of wash received:
a) Orlando's - premium; Vinquetta's - regular; Taishah's - regular; Marquitta's - regular; Frank's - super
b) Vinquetta's - premium; Orlando's - regular; Taishah's - regular; Marqueitta's - regular; Frank's - super
c) Vinquetta's - regular; Marquitta's - regular; Taishah's - regular; Orlando's - super; Frank's - premium
d) Vinquetta's - super; Orlando's - regular; Marquitta's - regular; Frank's - regular; Taishah's - super
e) Vinquetta's- premium; Orlando's- regular; Marquitta's- regular; Frank's - regular; Taishah's - regular

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Re: New Games (Dec99, sec1, q11)- try this (1)
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2005, 09:17:25 AM »
It's B.

A) V must go before O, so this is wrong.

C) O must go before M, so this is wrong.

D)There is no premium wash and "exactly one car receives a premium wash." This is wrong.

E)At least one car receives a super wash. In this list, none do. So this is wrong.