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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
Statements: M & R, R @ K, K $ T Conclusions: I. T & R II. T & M
Answer & ExplanationOption: [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.