Brain Game: Just Visiting

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MonopolyMonopoly was always one of my favorite board games, and I won more than my share of games, but I was always a stickler for the rules. Most of the people I've met who did not like playing the game cited "It takes too long!" as the primary reason. But if you play Monopoly strictly by the original rules included in the set, you can usually knock out a game in a reasonable amount of time. But that means no adding money under the "Free Parking" space, selling all improvements evenly across a property group before mortgaging, and auctioning any unowned property that a player lands upon but chooses not to purchase outright. Yep, I said "stickler."

The mathematics of Monopoly have long interested me as well, and that notion brings us to today's Brain Game. Like yesterday's puzzle, the answer to this one isn't as obvious as it might first appear. Please read carefully before answering!

As a collection, which color group
of Monopoly properties costs the most
for a player to purchase and fully develop?

Here is the ANSWER.

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