25076Re: Cute dice problem
- May 19, 2013--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "djbroadhurst" <d.broadhurst@...> wrote:
>In this little interesting problem, David's "dumb" answer was the dumbness of ordinary arithmetic compared with the elegance of modular arithmetic and induction.
> --- In email@example.com,
> "woodhodgson@" <rupert.weather@> wrote:
> > It seems to me there is a very short proof available ....
> > by mathematical induction ....
But, though both give the right answer, I have to "dip the lid" to elegance, even if it requires a bit of effort to bring it about.
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