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# The Money Maze

Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. You may not go through any cell more than once, and can only go into a cell through a gap, for example, you may not go from $5$ to $6$, or from $7$ to $3$.

Which route gives you the highest return? How much is it?

Which route gives you the lowest return? How much is it?

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Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. You may not go through any cell more than once, and can only go into a cell through a gap, for example, you may not go from $5$ to $6$, or from $7$ to $3$.

Which route gives you the highest return? How much is it?

Which route gives you the lowest return? How much is it?

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