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Weekly Problem 15 - 2007

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
24

The 8 individuals will each wrestle 6 others. This suggests that the number of bouts is 8 x 6 = 48. However, each bout has been counted twice in this calculation, so the number of bouts is 48/2 = 24.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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