Comments on: My Favorite Problems from the Moscow Math Olympiad 2016
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Mathematics, applications of mathematics to life in general, and my life as a mathematician.Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:22:14 +0000
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By: Fabio
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2017/03/my-favorite-problems-from-the-moscow-math-olympiad-2016/#comment-12481
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:22:14 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1276#comment-12481They can say it, if they are lying.
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By: Aydin Ozbek
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2017/03/my-favorite-problems-from-the-moscow-math-olympiad-2016/#comment-12480
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:06:09 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1276#comment-12480I’m having problems understanding how problem one could possibly work. If we label 10 points on a circle then all the even numbers have to be knights or knaves and same for the odd numbers, otherwise there will be a person at the table with both a knight and a knave next to them. Then they can’t say that both of neighbors are one type or the other. I don’t doubt that there is in fact a way to make the problem work, but I can’t seem to reconcile this discrepancy
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By: Fabio
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2017/03/my-favorite-problems-from-the-moscow-math-olympiad-2016/#comment-12476
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:55:07 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1276#comment-12476I loved the first problem. It’s very nice to realize that (spoiler ahead, if I’m right about it) knights can’t say “Both neighbors of mine are knights”.
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