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# Shipping Clerk: The five specially ordered shipments sent

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06 Feb 2006, 01:26
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Shipping Clerk: The five specially ordered shipments sent out last week were sent out on Thursday. Last week, all of the shipments that were sent out on Friday consisted entirely of building supplies, and the shipping department then closed for the weekend. Four shipments were sent to Truax Construction last week, only three of which consisted of building supplies.

If the shipping clerkâ€™s statements are true, which of the following must also be true?

A. At least one of the shipments sent to Truax Construction last week was specially ordered.

B. At least one of last weekâ€™s specially ordered shipments did not consist of building supplies.

C. At least one of the shipments sent to Truax Construction was not sent out on Thursday of last week.

D. At least one of the shipments that were sent out on Friday of last week was sent to Truax Construction.

E. At least one of the shipments sent to Truax Construction last week was sent out before Friday.

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06 Feb 2006, 02:39
A ? coz 4 shipments were sent to T constructions and in that 3 had building materials from fridays shipment so one must be the sply ordered from thrusdays..

OA OE ?
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06 Feb 2006, 02:53
This seems to be a LSAT question and its taking me way too long to solve

It has to be E

M - Could send building supplies + other
T - Could send building supplies + other
W - Could send building supplies + other
Th - 5 specially ordered shipments
F - All shipments were building supplies

4 shipments sent to Truax, 3 were building supplies, 1 was not

A. At least one of the shipments sent to Truax Construction last week was specially ordered. ==> We don't know this

B. At least one of last weekâ€™s specially ordered shipments did not consist of building supplies. ==> We don't know this

C. At least one of the shipments sent to Truax Construction was not sent out on Thursday of last week. ==> We don't know this

D. At least one of the shipments that were sent out on Friday of last week was sent to Truax Construction. ==> Not necesarily true - We don't know if 3 orderes of building supplies were shipped M-Th

E. At least one of the shipments sent to Truax Construction last week was sent out before Friday. ==> Correct! 1 of the Truax order does not consist of buildling supplies, and we are told that only building supplies were shipped on Friday so that 1 order must've been shipped before Friday
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06 Feb 2006, 03:00
convincing.... OA ?
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06 Feb 2006, 05:25
E. must be true.....

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06 Feb 2006, 09:25
As Bhai would say )))real headache))
I ll go with E
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06 Feb 2006, 11:18
E!

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06 Feb 2006, 11:18
E!

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06 Feb 2006, 12:31
oa is E great work

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