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Classical pigeonhole argument. Write the set {1,2,...,2n} as a union of nice subsets, like those of the form {2k, 4k, 6k, ...} where k is an odd integer in {1,2,...,2n}. To apply the pigeonhole principle, we want these subsets to be disjoint. Can you find a way to do this?




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