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by sputnik15
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 17 Offices
Replies: 19
Views: 4567

Re: 17 Offices

JBJ wrote:Can the professor move back into a previously used office?
In other words, can professor move from office 4, to office 5, to office 6, then back to office 5, then back to office 4? Or is the professor committed to moving in a single direction once started?


The professor can move in any direction
by sputnik15
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 17 Offices
Replies: 19
Views: 4567

Re: 17 Offices

I believe this is optimal, but I don't have a proof: (2,4) (5,7) (8,10) (11,13) (14,16) (2,4) (5,7) (8,10) (11,13) (14,16) This is the most optimal answer. Or at least I have never seen a more optimal algorithm for 17 o...
by sputnik15
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 17 Offices
Replies: 19
Views: 4567

17 Offices

Hello I am new here. I love riddles. This is one that was given to me by a Math professor. I hope it hasn't already been done in these forums. I had a lot of fun trying to figure this one out. Albert and Brenda want to locate their professor. The professor has 17 offices in which she can be found, a...
by sputnik15
Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"
Replies: 166
Views: 80733

Re: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"

I love the timely graphic! The only thing I would mention to note that Crater Lake, while drawn relative to depth, is not drawn relative to sea level (the surface of the lake is 1883m above sea level). I only mention this since most other things in the graphic appear to be relative to sea level (mo...

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