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The bar graph above shows the number of people in attendance at each of the four meetings of the Maple Street Block Association that were held in . Only members of the Block Association can attend the meetings, and no members joined or left the Block Association during . Based on the bar graph, what is the least number of members the Maple Street Block Association could have had in ?

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Explanation

The highest attendance was at the spring meeting, which had people attending. Since only members can attend the meetings, these people must have been members of the Maple Street Block Association; thus, there must have been at least members of the Block Association. If the , and people who attended the winter, summer and autumn meetings, respectively, were all among the people who attended the spring meeting, then the Block Association could have had as few as members in all. Therefore, based on the bar graph, the least number of members the Maple Street Block Association could have had in is .