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Medals (Posted on 2004-01-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a sports contest there were m medals awarded on n successive days (n > 1).
On the first day 1 medal and 1/7 of the remaining (m - 1) medals were awarded.
On the second day 2 medals and 1/7 of the now remaining medals was awarded; and so on.
On the nth and last day, the remaining n medals were awarded.
How many days did the contest last, and how many medals were awarded altogether?

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Solutionsolutionlogischer Verstand2004-03-29 19:06:28
SolutionNo SubjectPurna2004-01-30 01:34:11
Solutionmy solutionAdy TZIDON2004-01-29 16:13:53
SolutionBrian Smith2004-01-29 14:46:46
SolutionsolutionSilverKnight2004-01-29 12:19:34
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