This one's an absolute gem. Do have a go before reading on.
The solution is long and involved, and I don't have a program handy for fancy animations, so I'll only give the general outlines, with more detail on the critical bits.
First things first, we have only one chance of guiding the Pink Lady Stickotaur of Universe A (henceforth called the &...
EDIT: I missed that the question asked for the digits 1 through 9 used exactly once. My logic works for a date that has numbers 1 through 9 used no more than once.
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After the first statement (numbers are square), we can say that :
Here are the remaining digits :
This leaves as the only possibility for day and minutes :
The third statement allows us to
And so the answer is :
(Sorry if my English is not very good, this is a foreign language for me.)
WLOG, let's assume the ball is initially in cup 1 on the left. Then, the probability of the final position of the ball is:
There are numerous ways of counting this, but here is a neat method using a triangle!
But before that
Now let's introduce the triangle!
The second universe seems to be just a simple detour, so let's solve that first.
Clean up the prison in the middle: UeReD eReUe (10 actions)
Bring the 'taur to the wormhole: DLULU DRDDL e (11 actions)
Clean bottom part: ReReR eU (7 actions)
Juke the 'taur into the prison: UDU (3 actions)
Eat the rest of the apples: eUeLe LeLe (9 actions)
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