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Counting Puzzles

1. X is a set with n elements. Find the number of triples (A, B, C), where A, B, C are subsets of X, such that A is a subset of B and B is a subset of C. 

 

2. Let m and n be integers greater than 1. Consider an m*n rectangular
grid of points in the plane. Some k of these points are colored red in such a
way that no three red points are the vertices of a right-angled triangle, two of
whose sides are parallel to the sides of the grid. Determine the greatest
possible value of k for any given values of m,n > 1.

 

 

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