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Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:


Sophie has to choose seven different positive (non zero) whole numbers whose mean is 7.

What is the largest possible number that she could choose as one of the seven?


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.