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- The Security to the Party [XI] 1 answer
After not getting invited to any of the parties that have been going on lately I decided to make my own. As expected I hired my own security guards and sent out a letter to all the invited guests with instructions on how to answer the guards when told a random number. Of course the likes of you would not be invited but you decide to try and decipher the "code" needed to get inside. You lay in wait and hear a couple of people who actually were invited and what their responses were. It Went as follows
The first guest arrives and the guard says "13". the guest says "5" and the guard steps aside and lets the guest inside.
The second guest arrives and the guard says "23" and the second guest says "7" and gets let inside.
The third guest arrives and the guard says "17". the third guest answers "6" and goes inside.
The fourth guest arrives and the guard says "19". the fourth guest says "4" and gets KILLED RIGHT THEN AND THERE.
You feel confident that you have cracked the system and decide to give it a go. You walk up to the guard with a smug on your face and the guard goes "33". What do you say in order to get in to the party and not killed.
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NOTE: The answers are not the results of a mathematical function even though such a function most likely does exist.