I saw this puzzle on the site http://www.crackpuzzles.com/
Suppose two players are playing a game where we call integers. The first person who calls 50 wins. The rules are that the first person calls a number between 1 and 10. After that any new number that is called must exceed the last number by at least one and no more than by 10. For example: If the last number called is 15, then the next number that is called must be between 1625.
I give you the first mover advantage, devise a strategy to win.
Update (11/12/09): Solution in comments!!
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Source: Sent to me by Gaurav Sinha Problem: Siddhant writes a Maths test and correctly answers 5 out of 6 Arithmetic questions and 20...
Irrespective of what other player call, if i start first, I wud call following number
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yo daane!!
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yup this was an easy one...
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