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I.  Tanya is older than Eric.

II. Cliff is older than Tanya.

III.Eric is older than Cliff.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A) true B) false
C) uncertain D) none
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) false

Explanation:

Because the first two statements are true, Eric is the youngest of the three, so the third statement must be false

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I.  Class A has a higher enrollment than Class B.

II. Class C has a lower enrollment than Class B.

III.Class A has a lower enrollment than Class C.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A) true B) false
C) uncertain D) none
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) false

Explanation:

From the first two statements, we know that of the three classes, Class A has the highest enrollment, so the third statement must be false.

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I.  All the offices on the 9th floor have wall-to-wall carpeting.

II. No wall-to-wall carpeting is pink.

III.None of the offices on the 9th floor has pink wall-to-wall carpeting.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A) true B) false
C) uncertain D) none
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) true

Explanation:

If no wall-to-wall carpeting is pink and all the offices have wall-to-wall carpeting, none of the offices has pink wall-to-wall carpeting.

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I.  During the past year, Josh saw more movies than Stephen.

II. Stephen saw fewer movies than Darren.

III.Darren saw more movies than Josh.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A) true B) false
C) uncertain D) none
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) uncertain

Explanation:

Because the first two sentences are true, both Josh and Darren saw more movies than Stephen. However, it is uncertain as to whether Darren saw more movies than Josh.

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I.  Apartments in the Riverdale Manor cost less than apartments in The Gaslight Commons.

II. Apartments in the Livingston Gate cost more than apartments in the The Gaslight Commons.

III.Of the three apartment buildings, the Livingston Gate costs the most.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A) true B) false
C) uncertain D) none
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) true

Explanation:

Since the Gaslight Commons costs more than the Riverdale Manor and the Livingston Gate costs more than the Gaslight Commons, it is true that the Livingston Gate costs the most.

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