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### #11 storm

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 02:40 AM

D<F<C<B<A<G<E
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### #12 brhan

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:37 PM

1-7 f,d,c,b,a,e, and I did'nt have time for the g

actually i a may be wrong cos of the difference between a-e n a-d, oh well the egg "is heel lekker"!

"F is as much less than B as C is greater than D." doesn't hold in your sequence as well
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### #13 brhan

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:45 PM

Your sequence seems ok, but the difference between 'A' and 'D' doesn't make two times the difference between 'E' and 'A'. (I mean in your case, it is '-2' times)

The difference between A and D is the same as two times the difference between E and A.
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### #14 brhan

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:47 PM

E F G B D C A

this works, but so does

F G D B C A E

or
F D E B C G A

etc.

fogot the E's, more options can happen

In order to have a unique solution, I have changed the puzzle in the second thread (b/c the ten min time slice expired!)

Have a look at my updated puzzle (thread-2).
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### #15 brhan

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:52 PM

D F C B A G E

Well done DuhPuck and storm ... your got it.
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### #16 brhan

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 06:59 PM

The letters A, B, C, D, E, F and G, not necessarily in that order, represents seven consecutive numbers.
* F is as much less than B as C is greater than D.
* G is greater than F.
* B is the middle term.
* A is 3 greater than D.
What is the sequence of letters from the lowest value to the highest value?

E F G B D C A
this works, but so does
F G D B C A E
or
F D E B C G A
etc.

Actually, none of your solutions are correct. The first two do not fulfill the first requirement, and the third one fails to satisfy the fourth rule.
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