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Problem

At a dance party a group of boys and girls exchange dances as follows: one boy dances with $5$ girls, a second boy dances with $6$ girls, and so on, the last boy dancing with all the girls. If $b$ represents the number of boys and $g$ the number of girls, then:

$\textbf{(A)}\ b \equal{} g\qquad \textbf{(B)}\ b \equal{} \frac{g}{5}\qquad \textbf{(C)}\ b \equal{} g \minus{} 4\qquad \textbf{(D)}\ b \equal{} g \minus{} 5\qquad \\ \textbf{(E)}\ \text{It is impossible to determine a relation between }{b}\text{ and }{g}\text{ without knowing }{b \plus{} g.}$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Undefined control sequence.)


Solution

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See Also

1958 AHSC (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 13
Followed by
Problem 15
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