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## #10 - Local, Could Be True

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Complete Question Explanation
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The correct answer choice is (B)

If J works on Thursday, and F works twice during the week, then from the fourth rule F must work twice in the Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday span. From the third rule, we can then conclude that F works on Monday and Wednesday:
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From this information, we can eliminate answer choices (A), (D), and (E). Answer choice (C) can also be eliminated because if H were to work on Tuesday, then G would have to work on Wednesday, which is not possible in this question. Hence, answer choice (B) is correct (Remember, G can work on any given day, irrespective of H—don’t make a Mistaken Reversal!).
bella243
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The way I approached this is that because there's no space for HG block, H cannot work this week but G can. I eliminated A, C, E, and concluded that G can be on Tuesday. Is my thinking correct?
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Perfect, bella243! Either G or I on Tuesday, and either G or I on Friday, because H is out, F cannot work a third day, F cannot work after J, and J cannot go two days in a row.
lsat_student0543
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Couldn't F and J both work on Thursday? That would allow F to work on Tuesday without ever working later in the week than J.
Administrator wrote: Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:09 pm Complete Question Explanation
(The complete setup for this game can be found here: lsat/viewtopic.php?t=2035)

The correct answer choice is (B)

If J works on Thursday, and F works twice during the week, then from the fourth rule F must work twice in the Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday span. From the third rule, we can then conclude that F works on Monday and Wednesday:

J94_Game_#2_#10_diagram 1.png

From this information, we can eliminate answer choices (A), (D), and (E). Answer choice (C) can also be eliminated because if H were to work on Tuesday, then G would have to work on Wednesday, which is not possible in this question. Hence, answer choice (B) is correct (Remember, G can work on any given day, irrespective of H—don’t make a Mistaken Reversal!).
KelseyWoods
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Hi lsat_student0543!

The first rule tells us: "Except for Saturday and Sunday, when none of them works, exactly one of the firefighters works each day." That means that we can't have both F and J working on Thursday.

Hope this helps!

Best,
Kelsey

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