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# How many handshakes occurred?

Fifteen knights were invited to a meal at the castle in Belmar. Before sitting down, each of the fifteen knights shook hands with each of the other knights. How many handshakes occurred?

The first knight shakes hands with 14 other knights, the second knight having already shaken hands with the first, shakes 13 hands and so on. 14+13+12+11+10+9+8+7+6+5+4+3+2+1 = 105

## What is it?

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## What are the people taking?

A steady stream of people enter Mike’s place of business and remove its treasured belongings. The people do not pay for what they take. Mike allows them to take as much as they can carry as long as they keep their mouths shut. What are the people taking and which type...

## In how many minutes?

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## How many kids?

Sometimes it helps to be bigger--especially when you're only four or five years old. The children were making candy apples for the Halloween party, eating as they worked. The bigger kids managed to gobble up seven apples apiece (and got stomachaches for their pains),...