Kevin
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It's not as sensational as the other answers, but there's a genuine, mathematically sound argument to be made that the answer is simply The distance $d_{you}$ you've traveled after $n$ turns is $d_{... View answer Accepted answer 6 votes Here's a long, rather brute-force calculation: There is a$\frac{1}{6}$chance that the first person to check his ticket has ticket #6. If this is the case, then the men win the game if they happen ... View answer Accepted answer 31 votes First, tie one end of the rope to the to hook and climb down to the ledge. Cut (without dropping) the rope that hangs below the ledge, then climb back to the roof carrying the extra rope that you cut. ... View answer 3 votes Here is an alternative technique. Consider your first magic square: | a | 5 | b | | c | d | e | | 8 | f | g | I filled in the empty cells with the variables$a$through$g\$. We will create a system ...

I believe the answer is It matches the title: "I'm there when you're born." "Yet I begin to fade away from day one." "I will stay until death even if you choose to erase me." "Maybe even more, if ...

As someone with a little bit more of a math background, I call these assumptions constraints. The word comes from optimization, a field studied by both computer scientists and mathematicians. When you ...

These tables are examples of lattice multiplication. Ignoring the diagonal lines, the numbers in each of the squares is the product of the number at the top of its column and the number at the right ...