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#1 Re: Help Me ! » 4x4x4 table rotation problem » 2010-05-17 17:03:03

Thanks again.  The next challenge will be five tables of four for four months!  But not this year...

#2 Re: Help Me ! » 4x4x4 table rotation problem » 2010-05-17 15:53:50

Excellent!  That certainly works!  Thanks!  Now, how is it done?

#3 Jokes » What to say when you only need a moment... » 2010-05-17 15:21:29

henrycfa
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As Henry VIII said to each of his wives, "I'll not keep you long."

#4 Help Me ! » 4x4x4 table rotation problem » 2010-05-17 15:14:49

henrycfa
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I must organize four monthly dinners (June, July, August, September) of four tables for four guests (course: host, salad, vegetable, and dessert) where no one eats together more than once and no one has to host more than once.  This is a table rotation problem that MUST have a formula to easily figure out the seating.  I just can't seem to get it.  I don't know whether this is array math or matrix math...HELP!!  Again the problem is to find the formula to easily plot out which table a person will sit for each monthly meal and which course he will bring - all without having any duplications or overlaps.
Thanks!!