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Form 21 n Times II (Posted on 2016-08-11) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The array below represents a set of 16 playing cards, with the A's representing Aces:

A 5 5 A 5 2 4 10 3 8 7 4 A A 2 6

Divide the array into sections of adjacent cards so that the sum of the cards' values in each section will be 21. Each Ace can represent either 1 or 11 and you must determine how many sections are needed.


From Page-a-Day Calendar 2016: Amazing Mind Benders, by Puzzability (Mike Shenk, Amy Goldstein and Robert Leighton), Workman Publishing, NY; puzzle for August 6,7.

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Some Thoughtsre(2): Full solution - SPOILERAdy TZIDON2016-08-11 10:45:09
solutionDaniel2016-08-11 09:47:46
Some ThoughtsPossible solutionbroll2016-08-11 09:40:11
re: Full solution - SPOILERCharlie2016-08-11 09:06:28
SolutionFull solution - SPOILERAdy TZIDON2016-08-11 08:29:55
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