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Ellee is three times older than Yogesh. Zaheer is half the age of Wahida. Yogesh is older than Zaheer :-

Which of the following can be inferred from the given information?
  1. Yogesh is older than Wahida
  2. Ellee is older than Wahida
  3. Ellee may be younger than Wahida
  4. None of these


Solution

The correct option is B Ellee is older than Wahida
Representing the ages of the individuals by the first letter of their names.
E=3Y, Z=W2, and Y>Z
The first statement cannot be inferred. Y>Z, but it may not be true that Y>2Z =W. In fact, 2Z=WY is also a possibility.
E=3Y>3Z>W=2Z; Hence, second statement is true.

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