CAT 1999 Question 160

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Each question is followed by two statements, A and B. Choose the option based on the given statements and questions

Question 160

Three professors A, B and C are separately given three sets of numbers to add. They were expected to find the answers to 1+1, 1+1+2, and 1+1 respectively. Their respective answers were 3, 3, and b How many of the professors are mathematicians?

A. A mathematician can never add two numbers correctly, but can always add three numbers correctly.

B. When a mathematician makes a mistake in a sum, the error is + I or -1.


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