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by pismobiker
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Errors/Warnings/Bugs
Replies: 542
Views: 130556

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I'm getting a certificate error in both Chrome and IE when I try to get to the PE site.
by pismobiker
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Recreational
Topic: Mystery of Problem 480.
Replies: 2
Views: 1917

Mystery of Problem 480.

I won't reveal the solution to this problem. But it is a readable word (e.g., like "tooshytokiss"). Once I solved it, I could see that one of the members (Oq0) had posed another problem: W(−P(costume)+P(eminence)−P(attained)+P(myself)−P(dissimulation)), which also produced a readable word. My questi...
by pismobiker
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 444
Replies: 6
Views: 3230

Re: Problem 444

Please ignore my last post. I realize the mistake in my thinking.
by pismobiker
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 444
Replies: 6
Views: 3230

Re: Problem 444

It seems to me that there are situations where the choice is ambiguous. Suppose p = 3 and suppose the first person has a 2. Then the second person's optimal choice is ambiguous as both have a value of 2. But it one case the expected number of people at the end is 2.5 while it's 1.5 in the other case...