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Mission impossible (Posted on 2013-04-03) Difficulty: 2 of 5
In a certain football contest the winner scores 3 points, the loser 0, and in the case of a draw each team scores 1 point.

Out of all "possible" final scores (0<R<3*n) for a team, participating in N games, how many final results cannot be achieved?

See The Solution Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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Hints/Tips re: Not achieved (spoiler)......hinting | Comment 2 of 5 |
(In reply to Not achieved (spoiler) by Jer)

Rethink.

I will rephrase the question:  ",,.a  certain team, participating in N games

-  how many possible results (number of points) are there?"

hint

zero is one possible result, 1 is, ....3n is ,,,

some numbers cannot be on this list/

end of hint


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-04-03 11:53:21
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