A gold smith has five gold rings each having a different weight.

**Statement (1): **Ring D weight twice as much as ring E.

**Statement (2): **Ring E weight four and one half times as much as ring F.

**Statement (3): **Ring F weight half as much as ring G.

**Statement (4): **Ring G weight half as much as ring H.

**Statement (5): **Ring H weight less than ring D but more than ring F.

Based on the above statements answer the following question.

Which of the numbered statement above is not necessary to determine the correct order of rings according to their weights? |
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(a) |
Statement (1) |
(b) |
Statement (5) |
(c) |
Statement (4) |
(d) |
Statement (3) |

A gold smith has five gold rings each having a different weight.

**Statement (1): **Ring D weight twice as much as ring E.

**Statement (2): **Ring E weight four and one half times as much as ring F.

**Statement (3): **Ring F weight half as much as ring G.

**Statement (4): **Ring G weight half as much as ring H.

**Statement (5): **Ring H weight less than ring D but more than ring F.

Based on the above statements answer the following question.

Which of the numbered statement above is not necessary to determine the correct order of rings according to their weights? |
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(a) |
Statement (1) |
(b) |
Statement (5) |
(c) |
Statement (4) |
(d) |
Statement (3) |

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