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Let’s Count!

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Alice invites six guests to her birthday party: Bob, Carl, Diane, Eve, Frank, and George. When they arrive, they shake hands with each other (strange European custom). This group is strange anyway, because one of them asks, “How many handshakes does this mean?”

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Lovász, L., Pelikán, J., Vesztergombi, K. (2003). Let’s Count!. In: Discrete Mathematics. Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-21777-0_1

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