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# Four letters—a, b, c, and d—represent one number each from one through

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Four letters—a, b, c, and d—represent one number each from one through four. No two letters represent the same number. It is known that c > a and a > d. If b = 2, then a =

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) Not enough information to decide.

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04 Sep 2017, 03:46
Four letters—a, b, c, and d—represent one number each from one through four. No two letters represent the same number. It is known that c > a and a > d. If b = 2, then a =

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) Not enough information to decide.

Hi...

We get c>a>d and b=2...
Remaining values for a,c,,d are 1,3,4..
c>a>d gives us 4>3>1...
a=3

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04 Sep 2017, 05:09
E. We don't know if a,c and d are integers.

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04 Sep 2017, 06:32
akshay94raja wrote:
E. We don't know if a,c and d are integers.

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Yes you would be correct if it didn't mention - " one through four" this means 1,2,3,4
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