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Lies all around (Posted on 2011-06-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5
When Mr. Mathwiz visited the IoK&L* he was surrounded by 20 or 21 male inhabitants, who formed a perfect circle and then each said a single word (either "Knight" or "Liar") about the man on his right.
The wiz then evaluated correctly the exact numbers of liars and the truth-tellers.

What were those numbers?


*IoK&L, is an imaginary island, inhabitated by Liars and by Truth-Tellers a.k.a. Knights.

See The Solution Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
Rating: 4.6667 (3 votes)

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Hints/Tips re(3): solution ==> CLARIFICATION | Comment 5 of 10 |
(In reply to re(2): solution ==> CLARIFICATION by Dej Mar)

Now i got it!

You wrote :

The reported count of truth-tellers in this
singular case would be 0.
If you intended to write 10(ten) and wrote 0(zero)- then the bastard typo is the cause of the misunderstanding.


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2011-06-06 11:32:32
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