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Weekly Problem 6 - 2007

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Gus is older than Flora. Alessandro is older than Zara but younger than Flora. Oliver is younger than Gus but older than Zara. Yvette is younger than Gus. Alessandro is older than Oliver. Flora is younger than Yvette. Which of these six friends is the youngest?

 

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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