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The five numbers which cause people to leave the circle are <math>7, 14, 17, 21,</math> and <math>27.</math> | The five numbers which cause people to leave the circle are <math>7, 14, 17, 21,</math> and <math>27.</math> | ||
− | Arn counts <math>7</math> (assuming they start at <math>1</math>) so he leaves first. Then Cyd counts <math>14</math>, as there are <math>7</math> numbers to be counted from this point. Then Fon, Bob, Eve, so last one standing is Dan, | + | Arn counts <math>7</math> (assuming they start at <math>1</math>) so he leaves first. Then Cyd counts <math>14</math>, as there are <math>7</math> numbers to be counted from this point. Then Fon, Bob, Eve, so last one standing is Dan, hence meaning the answer would be <math>\textbf{(D)}</math> |
==See Also== | ==See Also== |
Revision as of 15:40, 23 November 2018
Problem 3
Students Arn, Bob, Cyd, Dan, Eve, and Fon are arranged in that order in a circle. They start counting: Arn first, then Bob, and so forth. When the number contains a 7 as a digit (such as 47) or is a multiple of 7 that person leaves the circle and the counting continues. Who is the last one present in the circle?
Solution
The five numbers which cause people to leave the circle are and
Arn counts (assuming they start at ) so he leaves first. Then Cyd counts , as there are numbers to be counted from this point. Then Fon, Bob, Eve, so last one standing is Dan, hence meaning the answer would be
See Also
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