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Table Tennis Serve (Posted on 2013-07-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a game of table tennis, 24 of the 37 points played were won by the player serving, and Smith beat Jones 21-16. Remembering in table tennis that service alternates every five points, who served first?

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re: possible outcome | Comment 3 of 6 |
(In reply to possible outcome by Ady TZIDON)

I think your solution depends on assuming that the winner of the last point was the server in that group of five-- your statement that "the even belongs to the winnger". That assumption is not true.
  Posted by Charlie on 2013-07-17 12:51:39

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