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November 27th, 2014, 03:22 PM   #1
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nine face-up tiles numbered 1 to 9

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need help solving the following question please

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

thanks for ur help
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November 27th, 2014, 07:29 PM   #2
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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.
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thank u Timios
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need true statement please
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This game is isomorphic to Tac-Tac-Toe/Naughts and Crosses.
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jemes, please don't post duplicate topics. I've merged the two threads containing the same question.
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