# 12 Days of Giving

December 16, 2012

Great Holiday Math Problem:

On the first day my first gift was a pear in a fruit tree.

On the second day I received two mangos and a pear.

On the third day I received three French fries, two mangos and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the fourth day I received four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the fifth day I received five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the sixth day I received six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the seventh day I received seven potato chips, six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos, and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the eighth day I received eight licorice stick, seven potato chips, six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos, and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the ninth day I received nine hot tamales, eight licorice sticks, seven potato chips, six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos, and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the tenth day I received ten pretzel twists, nine hot tamales, eight licorice sticks, seven potato chips, six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos, and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the eleventh day I received eleven cinnamon buns, ten pretzel twists, nine hot tamales, eight licorice sticks, seven potato chips, six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos, and a pear in a fruit tree.

On the twelfth day I received twelve clementines, eleven cinnamon buns, ten pretzel twists, nine hot tamales, eight licorice sticks, seven potato chips, six fruit wraps, five chocolate chip cookies, four lemon drops, three French fries, two mangos, and a pear in a fruit tree.