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December 27th, 2014, 06:13 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Dec 2014 From: Ireland Posts: 74 Thanks: 1  Minimum Number
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December 28th, 2014, 04:18 PM  #2 
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December 28th, 2014, 10:49 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 From: Erewhon Posts: 245 Thanks: 112  An explanation would be nice, don't you think? Otherwise we will just think you have misread the question or made up an arbitrary answer. If there were 24 people at the party and each shook hands with at least one other person what is the minimum possible number of hand shakes. Here the answer is clearly 12 where each person shakes hands with exactly one other, so does that help us with the original question. CB 
December 29th, 2014, 07:12 PM  #4  
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