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==Problem== | ==Problem== | ||
David, Hikmet, Jack, Marta, Rand, and Todd were in a <math>12</math>-person race with <math>6</math> other people. Rand finished <math>6</math> places ahead of Hikmet. Marta finished <math>1</math> place behind Jack. David finished <math>2</math> places behind Hikmet. Jack finished <math>2</math> places behind Todd. Todd finished <math>1</math> place behind Rand. Marta finished in <math>6</math>th place. Who finished in <math>8</math>th place? | David, Hikmet, Jack, Marta, Rand, and Todd were in a <math>12</math>-person race with <math>6</math> other people. Rand finished <math>6</math> places ahead of Hikmet. Marta finished <math>1</math> place behind Jack. David finished <math>2</math> places behind Hikmet. Jack finished <math>2</math> places behind Todd. Todd finished <math>1</math> place behind Rand. Marta finished in <math>6</math>th place. Who finished in <math>8</math>th place? |
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NOTE: this problem is supposedly the same as this question: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/2015_AMC_12B_Problems/Problem_4 but somehow the names are all different
Problem
David, Hikmet, Jack, Marta, Rand, and Todd were in a -person race with other people. Rand finished places ahead of Hikmet. Marta finished place behind Jack. David finished places behind Hikmet. Jack finished places behind Todd. Todd finished place behind Rand. Marta finished in th place. Who finished in th place?
Solution
Because Marta was th, Jack was th, so Todd was rd. Thus, Rand was nd and the 8th place finisher was
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2015 AMC 10B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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