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July 29th, 2018, 08:42 PM  #11 
Banned Camp Joined: Jul 2018 From: beverly hills Posts: 15 Thanks: 0 
The answer is 11 Addition rules say when no other viewable information is present, then you count the actual number of colored squares present. Since there is no mention of any other type of math to be used of what comparison the diagram has to the other 2 people, it's automatically addition. So under the rules of math, the answer is 11. If it's not 11, then the problem cannot be solved as no number will be correct. 
July 30th, 2018, 04:15 AM  #12 
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July 30th, 2018, 05:58 AM  #13 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 13,645 Thanks: 955 
Mila's last post was over 3 months ago...

July 30th, 2018, 01:22 PM  #14 
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Last edited by skipjack; July 30th, 2018 at 09:40 PM. 
July 30th, 2018, 01:39 PM  #15 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 13,645 Thanks: 955 
Perish the thought oh Mr. Matt: I was humbly trying to tell you that if you're trying to help the OP, then chances are that you are losing your precious time... 