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Grape Consumption Conclusion (Posted on 2016-03-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A group of children held a grape-eating contest.
When the contest was over, the winner had eaten N grapes, where N is a positive integer.
The child in Mth place had eaten N + 2 – 2M grapes.
The total number of grapes eaten in the contest was 2016.

Find the smallest possible value of N.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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No Rush | Comment 2 of 4 |

N=1.

I remember this contest well. It was judged purely on table manners.



  Posted by Harry on 2016-03-08 09:08:37
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