Carmen arranges stacks of blocks so that each successive level has 1 fewer block then the level below it and the top level has 1 block. Carmen wants to make such a stack with 12 levels. how many blocks does she need?

Ten distinct lines lie in the same plane. No pair of these lines is parallel to each other, and no more than two of the lines intersect at any one point. How many points lie on more than one of these ten lines? A)10 B)36 C)45 D)55 E)100

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