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Potato Puzzle
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Take a circular slice of potato, place it on the table, and see into how large a number of pieces you can divide it with six cuts of a knife. 
Of course you must not readjust the pieces or pile them after a cut. 
What is the greatest number of pieces you can make?

The illustration shows how to make sixteen pieces. This can, of course, be easily beaten.

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