### Chork's Puzzle 42

Difficulty Rating: 4

To commemorate the 42nd puzzle, Chork has decided to pack 42,000,000 gems to be given away. He decided to pack the 42,000,000 gems as such: In bag #1, he places 1 gem. In bag #2, he places 2 more gems than he did in bag #1. In bag #3, he places 3 more gems than he did in bag #2. He continues this process until he can no longer place x more sweets in bag #x than in bag #(x-1). The remaining gems then go back to his treasure trove.

To commemorate the 42nd puzzle, Chork has decided to pack 42,000,000 gems to be given away. He decided to pack the 42,000,000 gems as such: In bag #1, he places 1 gem. In bag #2, he places 2 more gems than he did in bag #1. In bag #3, he places 3 more gems than he did in bag #2. He continues this process until he can no longer place x more sweets in bag #x than in bag #(x-1). The remaining gems then go back to his treasure trove.

How many bags of gems did Chork manage to fill?

If you know the answer, post it in the comments section of this post.

If you know the answer, post it in the comments section of this post.

## 2 Comments:

At Monday, October 30, 2006 9:11:00 PM, Anonymous said…

630.

by the way, i m not the anon who did puzzle 41.

At Tuesday, October 31, 2006 8:39:00 AM, chorkie said…

your answer is correct. (:

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