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Another Pack of Prudent Pirates (Posted on 2004-04-01) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The five pirates have found another 500 gold coins and wonder how to split them up. This time they say that unless a majority (more than 1/2) say yes to a plan, the one that proposed that plan will get killed and they will move on to the next plan. The order of plan making starts with 5, then 4, 3, 2, 1.

The pirates will try above all else to stay alive, even if it means accepting no coins. If they will stay alive either way, they would like the most coins possible. Also, the pirates have been on board the ship for a while and are getting tired with each other, so if faced with the decision to reject a plan or keep it, they will reject it if nothing else matters more to them.

What should Pirate 5's offer be?

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Rating: 3.8333 (6 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Puzzle ThoughtsK Sengupta2024-02-29 00:15:41
re(2): No Subjecthostinark2024-02-28 11:40:34
No Subjecthostinark2024-02-28 11:40:00
re: No SubjectPatel2023-12-20 16:06:27
No SubjectGlenn Howard2023-10-07 05:31:59
100 per.Brittany2004-04-12 02:55:20
SolutionInternet PiracyPenny2004-04-08 08:26:59
re(3): Dividing the pieces of eight - I agree with nikkiRobert Mendez2004-04-02 00:08:49
Some Thoughtsre(2): Dividing the pieces of eight - I agree with nikkiMea2004-04-01 21:51:35
re(2): Dividing the pieces of eightCourtney2004-04-01 18:52:19
Solutionre: Dividing the pieces of eightnikki2004-04-01 16:22:30
Dividing the pieces of eightBrian Smith2004-04-01 14:22:33
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