Problems

Blog posts with problems to get your brain going! You get a new problem every fortnight and the solutions are published later.

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The next problem is scheduled for Sunday, 8th of August.

You may notice some problems are missing... I'm still migrating articles from my old blog.

In this problem you have to devise a strategy to beat the computer in a "guess the polynomial" game.

This simple problem is an example of a very interesting phenomenon: if you have a large enough "universe" to consider, even randomly picked parts exhibit structured properties.

Two friends were bored and decided to play a game... a mathematical game with a paper bag!