7 members shake hands that is a shake involves 2 therefore 7C2 combination so 21

bhavani

Jun 16th, 2007

42 shake hands..b'cozĀ each person shake hand with only 6 persons.

so 7 persons X 6hands = 42 shake hands..

palak

Jul 4th, 2007

42 shake hands..b'cozĀ each person shake hand with only 6 persons.

so 7 persons X 6 hands = 42 shake hands..

sasirekha

Jul 28th, 2007

The answer is 21. since each person should handshake for one time. The first person handshakes with 6 persons and 2nd person with 5 persons and 3rd with 4 persons and 4th guy with 3 persons and 5th one with 2 persons . sixth persons need not to handshake as others given and the total is 6+5+4+3+2+1=21.

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