the answers 7 links in the chain.
all number of links work until the 8th one.
i cant reeli be bothered to draw it but, if u cut the chain at the first and3rd interval then u can get any number of links required
ie: cut it like this: the gaps are the cuts-->0 00 0000
then u get 1,2....up till 7
soz im crap at explaining buh i hop it helps
i didnt reeli read the q --i dun noe how many cuts --sorri
hope it helps neway