# 8 men entered a lounge simultaneously. If each person shakes hand with the other, then find the total no. of handshakes ?

8 men entered a lounge simultaneously. If each person shakes hand with the other, then find the total no. of handshakes ?

A. 16

B. 36

C. 56

D. 28

**Answer : **C. 28

## Explanation:

Required no. of hand shakes = { 8 x (8 – 1) } / 2 = 28