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These puzzles are also printed in Eight days a week, a booklet published by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics.The Association of Teachers of Mathematics

If you have 7 sticks which measure 1cm, 2cm, 3cm, 4cm, 5cm, 6cm, and 7cm is it possible to make two lines of the same length with them? Can you make four lines of the same length?

Answer: 1+6+7=2+3+4+5 or 1+2+4+7=3+5+6; 1+6=2+5=3+4=7


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