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Welcome to three new puzzles. Each involves a collection of items, and your job is to find a subset of them that is characterized by a particular property. Since solving the puzzles is not easy, here are a couple of hints: For the first, think about averages; for the other two, try constructing your sets sequentially, bearing in mind that if two partial sums are equal, the terms between them must add up to zero.
Readers are encouraged to submit prospective puzzles for future columns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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