# Logical Reasoning - Logical Problems - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Logical Problems - Type 2 (Q.No. 1)

*Directions to Solve*

Each problem consists of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.

1.

A fruit basket contains more apples than lemons.

There are more lemons in the basket than there are oranges.

The basket contains more apples than oranges.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

There are more lemons in the basket than there are oranges.

The basket contains more apples than oranges.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

Answer: Option

Explanation:

There are fewer oranges than either apples or lemons, so the statement is true.

Easy method: (Try this method to solve without any confusion)

1. A fruit basket contains more apples than lemons = App > Lem

2. There are more lemons in the basket than there are oranges = Lem > Org

Now, Combine the above two results: App > Lem > Org

3. The basket contains more apples than oranges (App > ... > Org) = Yes.

Therefore, the given 3rd statement is true.

Discussion:

9 comments Page 1 of 1.
Anjan said:
4 months ago

I think Uncertain will be the answer.

Sai said:
10 months ago

Super, thanks for explaining it.

Trinadh said:
8 years ago

1. Apple > Lemons in Basket.

2. Lemons > Oranges in Basket.

3. Apple > Oranges in the basket.

According to three statements is apple > Lemons > Oranges.

So, the third statement is true.

2. Lemons > Oranges in Basket.

3. Apple > Oranges in the basket.

According to three statements is apple > Lemons > Oranges.

So, the third statement is true.

Vijitha said:
8 years ago

What an explanations! Thank you all.

Dhruvi said:
1 decade ago

Apple > Lemons

Lemons > Orange

Orange > Apple

There for 3rd sentence is true.

Lemons > Orange

Orange > Apple

There for 3rd sentence is true.

Sayali said:
1 decade ago

A > L

L > O

Therefore A > L > O

L > O

Therefore A > L > O

Raaj said:
1 decade ago

This is quite simple..for all ths type of pblm..follow the below method

A>L

L>O

The conclusion given is A>0

So A>L,L>0(assume that L get cancel bcoz same symbol '>') then we ill get the given conclusion A>0

hope you understand it.. :p

A>L

L>O

The conclusion given is A>0

So A>L,L>0(assume that L get cancel bcoz same symbol '>') then we ill get the given conclusion A>0

hope you understand it.. :p

Mei said:
1 decade ago

Thanks priya.

Priya said:
1 decade ago

apples>lemons>orange

so the statement is true.

so the statement is true.

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