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Given 8 different natural numbers, none greater than 15, show that at least three pairs of them have the same positive difference (the pairs need not be disjoint as sets).

Given 8 different natural numbers, none greater than 15, show that at least three pairs of them
have the same positive difference (the pairs need not be disjoint as sets).

Grade:12

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
9 years ago

THE pairs can be:

(1,2,4)

(5,3,1)

(8,6,1)

 

These all have the difference of ''1'' which is a positive no.!

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