Four friends A, B, C and D distribute some money among themselves in such a manner that A gets one less than B, C gets 5 more than D, D gets 3 more than B. who gets the smallest amount?'

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Answer**

A gets one less than B. So, A < B

C gets 5 more than D. So, D < C

D gets 3 more than B. So, B < D

Combine all three inequalities, A < B < D < C

B, C and D have more money than somebody else. So, A has the smallest amount.

**The correct option is A.**