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Fallout Shelter Scenario

We are trapped in a fallout shelter with a group of people and cannot leave it for 6 months. There are 9 people in the shelter and only enough food to keep 4 members alive for 6 months. Which of the following 9 people do we throw out of the shelter?: A male carpenter 25 years old, a male biologist 50 years old, a female attorney 40 years old, a male minister 40 years old, a pregnant college student 28 years old, a female college student 18 years old, a male mental patient 48 years old, a female child six years old, a male physician 72 years old.

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Keep:

A male carpenter 25 years old,
a pregnant college student 28 years old,
a female college student 18 years old,
a male physician 72 years old.

Remove:

a male mental patient 48 years old,
a male biologist 50 years old,
a female attorney 40 years old,
a male minister 40 years old,
a female child six years old,

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The solution provides the OTA's viewpoint on the assignment, with reasoning for why each choice was selected.

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