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 Forum: Puzzles 2021-05-05, 08:04 Replies: 16 Views: 773 Posted By Dieter The text of the challenge is updated. 1)... The text of the challenge is updated. 1) F_0 = 0 2) It's explicitly formulated that A_0 and A_1 have to be relatively prime.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-05-03, 05:52 Replies: 16 Views: 773 Posted By Dieter Have A_0 and A_1 to be relatively prime? He... Have A_0 and A_1 to be relatively prime? He didn't write it. Otherwise A_0 = 4 and A_1 = 6 yielded a Fibonacci-like sequence without primes. But that cannot be the challenge.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-25, 04:46 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter Yes. I'm sure that Kebbaj wanted to say this. ... Yes. I'm sure that Kebbaj wanted to say this. I repeat: Look at #2! That was my first comment to this challenge. Or look at #8 (uau): "Those refer to different things with "step". Seems...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-24, 14:47 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter Look at #2! That was my first comment. Look at #2! That was my first comment.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-07, 05:20 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter I only repeated this part of the challenge with... I only repeated this part of the challenge with other words. If A explains anything to C and B explains the same matter using other words, B always has an advantage to be understood! I admire the...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-05, 16:55 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter In the challenge sometimes k is the number of... In the challenge sometimes k is the number of spins and sometimes k is the number of elements in the remaining sets. For the number of possibilities that doesn‘t make a difference, because (n...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-05, 16:44 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter „There are no unwinnable sets for n smaller than... „There are no unwinnable sets for n smaller than 9“. An example: n=8, k=4=number of spins. When the player chooses a number q and makes 4 spins, he gets a combination of 4 different numbers...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-04, 20:11 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter I'm pretty sure the intended meaning is... I'm pretty sure the intended meaning is "infinitesimally small". That is, the phrasing is only intended to indicate which of the two sectors is the one removed, not meant to imply that any finite...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-04, 13:41 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter If I replace "clockwise" by "anti-clockwise" it... If I replace "clockwise" by "anti-clockwise" it is possible to confirm the three unwinnable sets of the example.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-04, 13:32 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter Three remarks: - See #2: seven spins, not... Three remarks: - See #2: seven spins, not seven steps - The wheel turns anti-clockwise. Or the arrow turns clockwise. - What does mean: "there is a set of unwinnable numbers"? "There is at least...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-03, 05:17 Replies: 25 Views: 1,852 Posted By Dieter Your goal: Find an n such that there is a set of... Your goal: Find an n such that there is a set of unwinnable numbers for seven steps (i.e., the set is of size n-7). In your answer, supply the number n and the elements of the unwinnable set. If...
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-02-03, 11:29 Replies: 11 Views: 1,396 Posted By Dieter That's exactly my result. That's exactly my result.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-02-03, 09:11 Replies: 11 Views: 1,396 Posted By Dieter That are 17 people. I have 39. Example: (4/1)... That are 17 people. I have 39. Example: (4/1) has only (5/1) as trusted neighbour. (5/1) is vaccinated. So /4/1) will get vaccinated, too - if my understanding of the challenge is ok.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-01-25, 14:44 Replies: 36 Views: 4,566 Posted By Dieter A little more precisely: It‘s the left column... A little more precisely: It‘s the left column (x=0), up.
 Forum: Puzzles 2021-01-25, 14:23 Replies: 36 Views: 4,566 Posted By Dieter I guess (and so I have submitted my solutions)... I guess (and so I have submitted my solutions) that the numbers are not the indices of a matrix, but coordinates (x,y). Both beginning with 0, y positive down. (0,0) (1,0) . . . (n-1,0)...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-03, 14:17 Replies: 21 Views: 2,699 Posted By Dieter Has anyone a link to a list of the number of... Has anyone a link to a list of the number of eligible voters for each state of the USA and to the real-world non-simplified formula, how the electors are computed? I found a list, how many voters...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-11-05, 08:55 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter Perhaps line 24 contains a hint for the november... Perhaps line 24 contains a hint for the november challenge...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-21, 12:42 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter How fast? My fastest is 1970 = 10th value of the... How fast? My fastest is 1970 = 10th value of the sequence, but I search no more.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-21, 06:47 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter But that isn't necessary! There are solutions for... But that isn't necessary! There are solutions for both problems (0,2,2,... and 1970) without using this trick.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-14, 17:20 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter For me, the explanation of uau (#10) was the... For me, the explanation of uau (#10) was the breakthrough for the understanding of the challenge.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-12, 16:33 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter 7 solvers on the 11th of the month! In May 2019... 7 solvers on the 11th of the month! In May 2019 (several people want to cross a river, but there are restrictions...) there were 5 solvers on the 10th. Oded gave one more month to solve the...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-06, 05:33 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter The task makes sense only, if for a given set of... The task makes sense only, if for a given set of commands the cfg is unique. If I want to code "if x=0 then goto y else goto z", I have to write: JMP_ZERO x y JMP z JMP_ZERO x y ends the...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-05, 20:56 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter Thank you. Good explanation. The length of a path... Thank you. Good explanation. The length of a path from the entry node to the exit node is the number of needed edges. a6 = 17 will say that there are 17 different paths from entry to exit needing 6...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-05, 10:17 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter It's no problem to write a code with 20 lines... It's no problem to write a code with 20 lines (not using "chaos lines", of course) for the search of the gcd, if I take a>b>0 for granted, and to draw the control-flow graph. But the paths are...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-05, 08:13 Replies: 34 Views: 6,433 Posted By Dieter Can anyone explain to me - why the ** in... Can anyone explain to me - why the ** in "**20** lines"? - why the $in "length$n\$"? - which other path than 10-20-30-40-70-90 is possible in the sample program? - what will say "the number of...
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