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# If A, then B. If B, then C. If C, then D. If all of the

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If A, then B. If B, then C. If C, then D. If all of the [#permalink]  30 Jan 2008, 08:33
If A, then B.
If B, then C.
If C, then D.
If all of the statements above are true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) If D, then A.
(B) If not B, then not C.
(C) If not D, then not A.
(D) If D, then E.
(E) If not A, then not D.
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Re: CR - If A, then B. [#permalink]  30 Jan 2008, 09:11
bmwhype2 wrote:
suntaurian wrote:
If A, then B.
If B, then C.
If C, then D.
If all of the statements above are true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) If D, then A.
(B) If not B, then not C.
(C) If not D, then not A.
(D) If D, then E.
(E) If not A, then not D.

e?

Can you explain why E?

I thought B (it is the only one that negate the same relationship mentioned).
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Re: CR - If A, then B. [#permalink]  30 Jan 2008, 09:50
OA is C.

If not D, then not A. Makes sense now, after knowing the right answer
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Re: CR - If A, then B. [#permalink]  30 Jan 2008, 09:53
suntaurian wrote:
OA is C.

If not D, then not A. Makes sense now, after knowing the right answer

yea, i'm incredibly sleepy right now.

i didnt know GMAT was testing logic rules. i think this answer is the contrapositive. its logic "formulas" more than anything.
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Re: CR - If A, then B. [#permalink]  30 Jan 2008, 11:09
Definitively, it is a TRICKY question!!!!!!
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Re: CR - If A, then B. [#permalink]  30 Jan 2008, 11:16
Straight C.

If A happens then D happens, so if D didn't happen then A couldn't have happened!
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