# There are 3 boxes, exactly one of which has a car. You can keep the car if you pick the correct box...

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There are 3 boxes, exactly one of which has a car. You can keep the car if you pick the correct box!

On each box there is a statement, exactly one of which is true.

Box 1: The car is in this box.
Box 2: The car is not in this box.
Box 3: The car is not in box 1.

Which box has the car?

posted Jan 16, 2016

Box 2,

coz: suppose car is in box 1, then

Box 1: The car is in this box. -- ture
Box 2: The car is not in this box. -- true
Box 3: The car is not in box 1. -- flase

but only 1 statement is true from above 3.. like this u can put car in other boxes and evaluate

answer Feb 3, 2016 by anonymous
+1 vote

Box 2
i tried putting the car in all the three boxes and then analyzing the statements with the given conditions.

+1 vote

The car is in box 2

Box 1: The car is in this box.
Box 2: The car is not in this box.
Box 3: The car is not in box 1.

Any one of the 1st and 3rd statement has to be  be true.  That makes statement #2 positively false. Thereby the car is in box #2.

Car is in 3rd box bcoz,
From 2nd statement :car is not in this box is True
From 3rd statement : car is not in 1 st box is True
So,
From 1st statement car is in this box is False
Sooo.... Car is in 3rd box

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