Each bus can hold 11 passengers.
The Thomases  The Jacksons  The Whites  The Harrises  The Martins 
The Thompsons  The Garcias  The Martinezes  The Robinsons 
Can you assign families to buses without having to split families up?
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Bus 1 The Whites The Thomases  Bus 2 The Jacksons The Harrises The Garcias  Bus 3 The Martins The Thompsons The Martinezes The Robinsons 
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Imagine you are the driver of a bus that begins its route with twelve passengers.
At the first stop one person gets off the bus and five people get on.
At the second stop two people get off the bus and seven people get on.
At the third stop nine people get off the bus and six people get on.
What is the name of the bus driver?
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