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Morning Greetings is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Curious Village.

PuzzleEdit

At the edge of town, there is a traditional private school with 10 boys, 10 girls, and a single teacher.

The school requires students to show proper respect to the teacher and other students by greeting the teacher and other students with one bow.

How many bows could you expect to see on a given morning?

HintsEdit

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Each student bows to the teacher and every other student.

Including the teacher and the students, there are a total of 21 people on campus. You may think that information is enough to go on, but make sure you've read the puzzle over carefully before you answer.

SolutionEdit

IncorrectEdit

Think again...

Including the teacher and students, there are a total of 21 people on campus. Stay sharp, though, because you've probably overlooked something important when forming your answer.

CorrectEdit

All students in school have to bow, but the teacher doesn't. If you remember that, you get the following results:

The boys bow to each other 90 times.

The girls bow to each other 90 times.

The girls bow to the boys and the boys bow to the girls a total of 200 times.

Lastly, the children bow to the teacher 20.

TriviaEdit

In the Japanese version, this puzzle is listed as Weekly Puzzle 14.

A big thanks to http://professorlaytonwalkthrough.blogspot.com

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