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Directions (Qs. 16-20): In the follojwing questions, the symbols @, #, \$,* and & are used as illustrated below:

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.

‘P \$ Q’ means ‘ P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’.

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.

‘P & Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.

Now, im each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true? Give answer

A if only Conclusion I is true.
B if only Conclusion II is true.
C if either Conclusion I or II is true.
D if neither Conclusion I nor II is true.
E if both Conclusion I and II are true.

## ``` Statements: M & R, R @ K, K \$ T Conclusions: I. T & R II. T & M ```

Option: [A]

M > R ..................(i); R < K .......... (ii); K = T ................. (iii)

Combining (ii) and (iii), we get

K = T > R

=> T > R (Conclusion I).

On the basis of the given information no specific relation can be obtained between T and M. Hence, T > M (Conclusion II) is not necessarily true.