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# Carol is shorter than Juan, but she is taller than Ed. Sandra is short

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16 Feb 2019, 04:54
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Carol is shorter than Juan, but she is taller than Ed. Sandra is shorter than Juan, and she is shorter than Ed. Wallie is taller than Sandra, but shorter than Juan.

If the statements above are true, one can validly conclude that Bill is shorter than Carol if it is true that

(A) Carol is equal in height to Wallie
(B) Wallie is equal in height to Bill
(C) Bill is taller than Sandra, but shorter than Wallie
(D) Bill is shorter than Juan, but taller than Ed
(E) Wallie is taller than Bill, but shorter than Ed

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Re: Carol is shorter than Juan, but she is taller than Ed. Sandra is short  [#permalink]

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16 Feb 2019, 05:02
must be E .

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Would be much better to put vertical your explanation.

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Re: Carol is shorter than Juan, but she is taller than Ed. Sandra is short  [#permalink]

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16 Feb 2019, 05:08
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We know that Carol is taller than Edd.

Statement E puts our people of interest in relation, hence it allows us to establish their respective hight in relation to each other.
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