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What's the Fewest?
 
Q Some kids are playing hide and seek in a park where there are seven trees. One of the kids is ?It,? and the others are all hiding behind trees. Of course, you can?t see them, because they?re hiding. See if you can figure out the fewest possible kids hiding, using the following information:

A girl is hiding to the left of a boy.
A boy is hiding to the left of a boy.
Two boys are hiding to the right of a girl.


 
A The fewest kids hiding is 3. A girl is on the left; to her right is a boy; to his right is another boy.

STRATEGY: Draw a picture or diagram.