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Twelve ambassadors participate in a special meeting. If each of these ambassadors must kiss every other ambassador twice on each cheek, What is the total number of kisses given in the meeting?
a. 24 b. 66 c. 132 d. 264 e. 528
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2003, 11:03
I have 12C2*4 = 264

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I will go with.. [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2003, 11:44
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12C2 * 8 = 528

for each combination of ambassadors, there will be 8 kisses exchanged - 4 from person A to person B, and 4 from person B to person A.

So I agree with javropu and mistdew, but I think for different reasons.
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2003, 12:36
Each ambssador kisses 11 other ambassodor 4 times ( 2 times each on cheek)

Total kisses = 12 x 11 x 4 = 528
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