I randomly came accross this problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty-six_officers_problem

however, the problem is described as NOT being solvable.

But just goofing around, I found TWO solutions:

1 6 5 4 3 2

2 1 6 5 4 3

3 2 1 6 5 4

4 3 2 1 6 5

5 4 3 2 1 6

6 5 4 3 2 1

1 2 3 4 5 6

2 3 5 6 1 4

3 1 6 5 4 2

5 6 4 3 2 1

6 4 1 2 3 5

4 5 2 1 6 3

Clearly, I am not smarter that every mathmetician since 1782. I must not actually unstand what the problem.is

Could someone explain it to me?

thanks :)

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# Euler's Thirty-six officers problem?

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