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smallest large = largest small (Posted on 2017-08-22) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Place the numbers 1 to 100 in any order in a 10x10 array.

Create set A = the greatest number in each of the 10 rows.

Create set B = the least number in each of the 10 columns.

1. Demonstrate that the sets may or many not have numbers in common.
2. What is the smallest number that could be in both sets?
3. How many numbers could the two sets have in common?

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(In reply to Solution (spoiler) by Steve Herman)

Very elegant. Nice work, Steve!!!
  Posted by JayDeeKay on 2017-08-23 11:37:47

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