1) Three frogs are placed on three vertices of a square. Every minute, one frog leaps over another frog, in such a way that the "leapee" is at the midpoint of the line segment whose endpoints are the starting and ending position of the "leaper." Will a frog ever occupy the vertex of the square that was originally unoccupied?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2) Two people take turns cutting up a rectangular chocolate bar that is 6 x 8 squares in size. You are allowed to cut the bar only along a division between the squares and your cut can be only a straight line. For example, you can turn the original bar into a 6 x 2 piece and a 6 x 6 piece, and this latter piece can be turned into a 1 x 6 piece and a 5 x 6 piece. The last player who can break the chocolate wins (and gets to eat the chocolate bar). Is there a winning strategy for the first or second player? What about the general case (The starting bar is m x n)?

Please help me with these problems! I don't know how to even begin solving this! Any feedback is greatly appreciated!

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