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Question

  1. An even number is divisible by 3.
  2. An odd number is divisible by 2.
  3. No even number is odd.

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

A

true.

B

false.

C

uncertain.

D

None.

Soln.
Ans: b

Translation into correct language -

  1. Multiples of 3 are divisible by 3.
  2. Even numbers are divisible by 2.
  3. We have to test: No multiple of 3 is even. This is false because 6 is a multiple of 3, and even also.

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