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Using Cards as Dice (Posted on 2004-08-09) Difficulty: 2 of 5
A deck of nine cards can be numbered, so that the sum of the numbers on a randomly chosen pair of cards totals to an integer from 2 to 12 with the same frequency as rolling two standard dice. What are the numbers on the nine cards?

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answer Comment 9 of 9 |

The required numbers (in increasing orders of magnitude) are:

0.5, 1.5, 2.5, 2.5, 3.5, 4.5, 4.5, 5.5, 6.5

Edited on November 16, 2007, 4:58 am
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-11-16 04:57:53

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