# 1967 AHSME Problems/Problem 38

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## Problem

Given a set $S$ consisting of two undefined elements "pib" and "maa", and the four postulates: $P_1$: Every pib is a collection of maas, $P_2$: Any two distinct pibs have one and only one maa in common, $P_3$: Every maa belongs to two and only two pibs, $P_4$: There are exactly four pibs. Consider the three theorems: $T_1$: There are exactly six maas, $T_2$: There are exactly three maas in each pib, $T_3$: For each maa there is exactly one other maa not in the same pid with it. The theorems which are deducible from the postulates are: $\textbf{(A)}\ T_3 \; \text{only}\qquad \textbf{(B)}\ T_2 \; \text{and} \; T_3 \; \text{only} \qquad \textbf{(C)}\ T_1 \; \text{and} \; T_2 \; \text{only}\\ \textbf{(D)}\ T_1 \; \text{and} \; T_3 \; \text{only}\qquad \textbf{(E)}\ \text{all}$

## Solution $\fbox{E}$

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