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Circular Arrangement Puzzle :
This is one of the most popular puzzles which is usually asked every year. In this type of puzzle,there can be 6 or 8 persons who are seated around a circular table and they can be facing inside or outside the center. There are many possible variations from this type of puzzle. a)6 or 8 persons seated around a circular table facing towards the center without any variable (parameter). b)6 or 8 persons seated around a circular table facing outside center without any variable (parameter). c)6 or 8 persons seated around a circular table facing inside/outside with parameter. For example,8 persons are seated around around a circular table and they like different colors red,blue,green etc. Here color is the one parameter. There can also be a puzzle with two parameters. For example,these 8 persons like 8 different colors and 8 different brands. Here colors and brands are the two parameters
What is Circular Arrangement?
In this type of arrangement, we arrange people or objects around a circle or a table. In case of people sitting around a table, the table could be of any shape i.e. rectangular, square, circular etc.
In the below arrangement, some persons are sitting around a circle and they are facing the center. The diagram highlights the left and right of the people for this case.
Movements around the circular arrangement:
For the people facing the center:
Left movement is called clockwise rotation.
Right movement is called anti-clockwise rotation.
For people facing outside, the opposite is true:
Left movement is called anti-clockwise rotation.
Right movement is called clockwise rotation.
The information given in such questions specifies the position of a few or all the persons in the arrangement. The positions are specified through conditions like: a particular person is sitting right or left of the other person. After reading the given information, you should draw the diagram depicting the question statement.
Positions in the circular arrangement:
Following two shapes are of six and eight people sitting around a circle.