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Water Pistols

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

A group of children are in a field and no two pairs of children are at the same distance apart. Each child has a water pistol and shoots the child nearest to them.

For different numbers of children, can you construct configurations in which $0, 1, 2, 3, \cdots$ children get wet? Can you construct configurations in which $0, 1, 2, 3, \cdots$ children stay dry? Is there a largest or smallest number who could get wet in each case? Do any patterns emerge?

It is a hot day and all of the children want to get wet? Can you place them so that this is possible. Prove your results carefully.