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Age 11 to 14 Short
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A hot dog lover ate 60 hot dogs over an 8-day period.

Every day, she ate one more hot dog than she had eaten the day before.

How many hot dogs did she eat on the first day?



This problem is adapted from the World Mathematics Championships
You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.