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You and some friends are at the park. You find some rope and decide you’d like to play a game of tug-of-war. Unfortunately, there are 5 people, so you can’t have an equal amount of people on each side. One of your friends suggests that the two biggest people should be on one side, while the three smaller people should be on the other side. Do you think this is a fair way to split up teams? Why or why not?

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  1. The best way to do it is to have the 2 stronger people on one side and the 3 weaker people on the other because the two biggest people will have equal force with three smaller people.

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