# Problem #1079

 1079 Bertha has $6$ daughters and no sons. Some of her daughters have $6$ daughters, and the rest have none. Bertha has a total of $30$ daughters and granddaughters, and no great-granddaughters. How many of Bertha's daughters and grand-daughters have no children? $\mathrm {(A)} 22 \qquad \mathrm {(B)} 23 \qquad \mathrm {(C)} 24 \qquad \mathrm {(D)} 25 \qquad \mathrm {(E)} 26$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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