Patterns and Problem Solving

Aug 27th, 2015
Price: $5 USD

Question description

In the familiar song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," the total number of gifts received each day is a triangular number. On the first day there was 1 gift, on the second day there were 3 gifts, on the third day there were 6 gifts, etc., until the 12th day of Christmas. What is the total number of gifts received during all twelve days?

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) ldtambasco
School: Duke University

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

Review from student
" Awesome! Exactly what I wanted. "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1821 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors