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Weekly Problem 7 - 2008

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

There are forty dots in a 5 x 8 array, and twenty of them are illuminated, so the fraction is 1/2.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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