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Marissa is responsible for watering 30 trees that have been planted in

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Marissa is responsible for watering 30 trees that have been planted in a circular pattern. Each day, she selects the first tree to water at random and then proceeds around the circle counter-clockwise, watering every \(n^{th}\) tree until all 30 trees have been watered. Which of the following is a possible value for n?

A. 3
B. 7
C. 9
D. 27
E. 28

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IMO number, n, must be coprime to 30. Only option B, 7, is co-prime to 30.

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Marissa is responsible for watering 30 trees that have been planted in a circular pattern. Each day, she selects the first tree to water at random and then proceeds around the circle counter-clockwise, watering every \(n^{th}\) tree until all 30 trees have been watered. Which of the following is a possible value for n?

A. 3
B. 7
C. 9
D. 27
E. 28

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