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This is an Advanced Linear: Balanced, Numerical Distribution, Identify the Templates game.
The game scenario creates a five day linear scenario:
The first rule establishes that the two days of each workshop are consecutive, resulting in four blocks:
The second rule establishes that on each of the five days, there is a minimum of one workshop and a maximum of two workshops. This results in an unfixed 2-2-2-1-1 numerical distribution.
The third rule creates a sequencing relationship:
While this rule creates several Not Laws, the better decision here is to bypass showing the Not Laws, and use the information in the three rules to Identify the Templates. Based on the position of LL, only two major templates exist:
Template #1: LL on Tuesday-Wednesday:
When LL is in session on Tuesday-Wednesday, Both PP and RR must be in session on Thursday-Friday. SS, the only remaining unplaced workshop, must then be on Monday-Tuesday because Monday must have a workshop in session:
Template #2: LL on Monday-Tuesday:
When LL is in session on Monday-Tuesday, there are a greater number of possibilities. PP and RR can be in session only on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, so no matter what configuration they are in, they will each be in session on Thursday, and their “remainder” will be in session on Wednesday or else on Friday (this is the Overlap Principle at work):
Because Thursday must have a P and an R session, S cannot be in session on Thursday (that would lead to three sessions on Thursday, a violation of the second rule). That also means that S cannot be in session on Friday. Thus, S must be in session on Monday-Tuesday, or Tuesday-Wednesday, leading to two more templates:
Template #2A: LL on Monday-Tuesday, SS on Monday-Tuesday:
When SS is on Monday-Tuesday, then one of P or R must be on Wednesday, and the other must be on Friday in order to conform to the second rule. Both P and R can never both be Wednesday-Thursday because that would leave Friday without a workshop.
Template #2B: LL on Monday-Tuesday, SS on Tuesday-Wednesday:
When SS is on Tuesday-Wednesday, P and R could both be on Thursday-Friday, or one could be Wednesday-Thursday and the other could be Thursday-Friday.
Template #1, Template #2A, and Template #2B capture all six of the possibilities in this game, and with them (or any variation, such as two main templates instead of three), the questions are relatively easy.