There is a contest containing

2

2 problems

A and

B.

2

2 strong participants

P and

Q participated in the contest and solved both the problems.

P made AC submissions on problems

A and

B at time instants

�

�

P

A

and

�

�

P

B

respectively while

�

Q made AC submissions on problems

�

A and

�

B at time instants

�

�

Q

A

and

�

�

Q

B

.

It is given that the time penalty is the minimum time instant at which a participant has solved both the problems. Also the participant with the lower time penalty will have a better rank.

Determine which participant got the better rank or if there is a TIE.

why in the solution there is maximum of two chosen ,though the question says minimum time