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jemes November 27th, 2014 04:22 PM

nine face-up tiles numbered 1 to 9
 
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dear

need help solving the following question please :cold:

just one of the statements (a) – (d) is true

thanks for ur help :)

Timios November 27th, 2014 08:29 PM

I began by looking at all possible combinations:

951, 942, 861, 852, 843, 762, 758

Then by trial, I discovered that if the first player makes a particular selection, he will win. Since there will be no selection available for the second player.

Try it for yourself.

jemes November 28th, 2014 04:50 AM

thank u Timios :)

jemes December 4th, 2014 06:30 AM

need true statement please

CRGreathouse December 4th, 2014 07:38 AM

This game is isomorphic to Tac-Tac-Toe/Naughts and Crosses.

greg1313 December 4th, 2014 08:51 AM

jemes, please don't post duplicate topics. I've merged the two threads containing the same question.


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