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A binary enigma (Posted on 2011-01-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
From a pile of 104 tokens two players pick up some tokens, alternating turns and obeying three rules:

1. First player is allowed to take any amount of tokens, but not all of them.
2. Next quantities are limited , allowing the player to take only a divisor of the quantity taken by his partner in the preceding move.
3. The player taking the last token wins.

Devise a winning strategy.

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Solutionre: computer solution SPOILERAdy TZIDON2011-01-21 19:40:07
Some ThoughtsSolutionhoodat2011-01-21 19:05:23
Solutioncomputer solutionCharlie2011-01-21 18:10:52
Some ThoughtsGeneralizing a little.Steve Herman2011-01-21 16:33:25
SolutionOne way (spoiler)Steve Herman2011-01-21 16:16:17
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