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Can you specify who gets which post?

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Six people A, B, C, D, E, and F are given choice to choose for the following posts:
President
Vice president
Secretary
Treasurer
But they have some conditions:
F wants to be President if E is Vice president.
B does not want to be either President or Vice president.
E does not work if both A and B work.
D does not work if any of A and B works.
C works only if F works along with B.
Can you specify who gets which post?

posted Sep 15, 2015 by Nikita Sehgal

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F - President
E - Vice president
B - Secretary
C - Treasurer

Let F be the President, and complying with his conditions, E the Vice President.

B does not wish to be either the President, Vice-President, so he is most likely to be the Secretary or Treasurer. Let him be the Secretary.

Besides it will not violate E's condition who would not work if both A and B work, but can work with either of them.

D cannot be appointed as Treasurer, with in the work force. Hence the last option is C, whose conditions are compatible with the elected work force.

answer Sep 15, 2015 by Mohammed Hussain
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F - President
E - Vice President
B - Secretary
A - Treasurer

answer Sep 19, 2015 by anonymous



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