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Harvard puzzle

by igorronaldo
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igorronaldo
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Nov1-13, 10:57 AM
P: 9
https://www.physics.harvard.edu/uplo...eek/prob90.pdf

https://www.physics.harvard.edu/uplo...week/sol90.pdf

This is the puzzle I am trying to understand. Does anybody has any idea how the table on the top of the second page i being deducted?

Some integers are being added and some appear to be randomly substituted...
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igorronaldo
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Nov3-13, 01:30 AM
P: 9
The first two of these facts show that if player X receives an E-triplet on a given
turn, then player Y can ensure that X receives an E-triplet on every subsequent
turn. Therefore, X must always create a non-E-triplet, by the first of the three
facts.


Why is that?Shouldn't he try to create a non-E-triplet since this is the LP for Y?


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