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#1 2013-12-24 01:34:35

Cass 59
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can you solve this

20 players in 5 groups of 4 playing 4 times but no 2 players playing together in the same group more than once - now the hard part-  no player to play in top or bottom group more than once.

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#2 2013-12-24 01:37:44

Agnishom
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Re: can you solve this

I beg your pardon but Where is the question?


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#3 2013-12-24 03:11:49

phrontister
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Re: can you solve this

Hi Cass 59,

Last edited by phrontister (2014-07-10 23:20:05)


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#4 2013-12-24 03:48:14

bobbym
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Re: can you solve this

Hi Cass 59;

Problem is a progressive dinner problem and there are a couple solved right here on this forum.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#5 2014-07-01 02:07:45

Chris2
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Re: can you solve this

Progressive "dinner"???


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#6 2014-07-01 02:25:28

bobbym
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Re: can you solve this

Yes, the problem Begins with Lewis Carroll I think.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#7 2014-07-10 01:27:10

burgess
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Re: can you solve this

Agnishom wrote:

I beg your pardon but Where is the question?


Thats correct what is the question?

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#8 2014-07-10 01:30:08

bobbym
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Re: can you solve this

The first post is the question.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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