my 10 year old got this home work from school and can't work it out.
asked Nov 17, 2017 in Other Math Topics by anonymous

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Note that the sum of the natural numbers between 1 and 8 is 36, which means that, if we have 8 houses, the number of people in each house is just the numbers from 1 to 8. Each house contains a unique number of people.

The question doesn’t ask for the specific arrangement of the houses into lines.

answered Nov 19, 2017 by Rod Top Rated User (582,400 points)

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