Once a candidate understands the meaning of each of the symbols mentioned above, answering questions based on reasoning inequality shall become easier.
Another critical aspect that a candidate must know concerning the Inequality in reasoning is the order or the rank of these symbols.If in a question, P > Q ≥ R is given, the greaterthan sign (>) will be of the highest order and P > R and not P ≥ R
If in a question, P ≥ R = Q is given, in that case, P > Q or P = Q
If in a question, P < Q < R is given, then P < R
If in a question, P < Q > R is given, the no relation can be found between the terms
Similar conclusions can be drawn for other questions based on inequalities.
Q2: Which of the given conclusions is incorrect based on the given statement?
(a) P < R
(b) S < T
(c) No relation between P & Q
(d) No relation between P & T
Ans: (c)
Directions (Q3Q4): Based on the statements, answer the following questions.
‘P * Z’ means P is neither greater nor smaller than Z
‘P # Z’ means P is neither greater than nor equal to Z
‘P & Z’ means P is neither smaller than nor equal to Z
‘P + Z’ means P is not smaller than Z
‘P % Z’ means P is not greater than Z
Q 3. For the statement given below, which of the following options is correct?
Statement: A # C * F & R % T
(a) A & C
(b) F # T
(c) C * R
(d) C # F
Ans: (d)
Statement: A # C * F & R % T
Conclusion: A < C = F > R ≤ T
A & C ↔ A > C
F # T ↔ F < T
C * R ↔ C = R
A % T ↔ A ≤ T
C # F ↔ C > R
And only C > R is correct based on the given equation
Q4: To prove that A > B in the given statement, which code should be filled in the blank?
Statement: C & B ____ F * E # A
(a) #
(b) *
(c) &
(d) %
Ans: (d)
C & B ____ F * E # A
When % is placed in the blank, the statement becomes,
C & B % F * E # A
⇒ C > B ≤ F = E < A, which proves that A > B
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