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Magic Rods (Posted on 2003-11-11) Difficulty: 4 of 5
You need to make a set of five rods for a magic trick, with numbers on them ranging from 1 to 31 inclusive. Then you ask people to pick a number and show you only the top number of whatever rods it is on. From that you have to guess which number the person picked. This has to be done within a few seconds and isn't a matter of remembering what numbers are on them.

What numbers should be on each of the five rods?

See The Solution Submitted by Lewis    
Rating: 4.0000 (7 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Solution hereChristopher Kostelec2003-12-15 23:01:10
My solutionDavid Hanna2003-12-03 20:59:41
SolutionSolutionpaige2003-11-26 23:29:34
Why so complicated?Nelson2003-11-12 03:22:57
re: The top number?Dan2003-11-12 02:58:35
SolutionSpare the rod, spoil the magicianDan2003-11-12 02:39:32
SolutionsolutionTristan2003-11-11 18:59:48
re: The top number?SilverKnight2003-11-11 15:55:29
ClueS2003-11-11 15:45:16
SolutionThe top number?Charlie2003-11-11 15:40:32
Some Thoughtsever so slight improvementLee2003-11-11 15:03:54
re: Full SolutionSilverKnight2003-11-11 13:45:34
SolutionFull SolutionSilverKnight2003-11-11 13:42:45
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