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Posted by **MAT** on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 11:56pm.

6 boys are working on 5 go carts. each boy works on more than one cart. it takes one weekend to make one cart. there are 8 conflicts represented by edges on the vertex edge graph. how many weekends will it take?

the answer is 3

the graph looks like this

A

/ \ \

/ \ \

/ \ \

B----------\----/E

\ \ / /

\ /\ /

\ / \ /

\ / \ /

C-------D

now imagine the lines quite a bit straighter, but if you need a little help there are lines between

a-b

a-e

a-d

b-c

b-e

c-d

c-e

d-e

please tell me how to solve this problem correctly

- Vertex edge graphs -
**MAT**, Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 11:58pmOK ignore the graph the spaces didnt stay when i submitted it the verticies form a pentagon

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