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Wes Carroll's Puzzler
Nov 6, 2016
23: Your prime choice [***]
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What’s the largest 2-digit prime factor of “200 choose 100”? // Spiciness: *** out of ****
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Dec 25, 2016
24: Santa's big sleigh [****]
A parking lot has 16 spaces in a row. Twelve cars arrive, each of which requires one parking space, and their drivers choose their spaces at random from among the available spaces. Santa Claus then arrives in his oversized and very full sleigh, which requires two adjacent spaces. What is the probability that there’s a place for him? // Spiciness: **** out of ****
4 min
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Oct 2, 2016
22: Split the check [*]
Last week, two of my friends and I went to a restaurant and had a lovely meal. We decided to evenly split the check, so we asked the waiter to just combine the totals. However, when the waiter came with the check, he revealed that there had been a mistake and instead of recording the complete total, the computer only returned a list of the totals of each pair of people. // Spiciness: * out of ****
3 min
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Sep 4, 2016
21: The faulty odometer [***]
A faulty car odometer proceeds from digit 3 to digit 5, always skipping the digit 4, regardless of position. For example, after traveling one mile the odometer changed from 000039 to 000050. If the odometer now reads 001729, how many miles has the car actually traveled? // Spiciness: *** out of ****
3 min
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