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Which is greater, (which option has the highest total number); the total number of Georges and Willams who have reigned in England, or the total number of James' that reigned in Scotland, added to the total number of Henrys that reigned in England?

Question #98615. Asked by storky1. (Aug 15 08 10:45 PM)

davejacobs

George (6) plus William (4) equals 10
James (6) plus Henry (8) equals 14
So the latter sum is greater.
Source: schoolboy lessons

 Aug 16 08, 2:34 AM

 Take any positive whole number not greater than 50. If the number is even, divide it by two. If the number is odd, multiply it by 3, and add 1 to the result. Apply the same method to the resulting number, and continue in this way forming a chain of numbers untill you finally arrive at the number 1.Shown below is a chain of numbers that results from this method if you begin with 15: 15 - 46 - 23 - 70 - 35 - 106 - 53 - 160 - 80 - 40 - 20 - 10 - 5 - 16 - 8 - 4 - 2 - 1. As you can see, the number 15 requires 17 steps to end up at 1. Of the numbers not greater then 50, which takes the longest to reach the number 1?

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