# Mathspp Blog

### A blog dedicated to mathematics and programming!

As of now, my blog is being migrated here. You can find all the old content over here.

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##### Problem #020 - make 24 with 3 3 8 8

Today we are visiting a specific instance of a well-known basic mathematics game, the 24 Game. The "24 Game" is usually played with younger students because it helps them develop skills related to the basic arithmetic operations.

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##### Problem #019 - fold the alphabet

Take out a piece of paper and a pencil, I am going to ask you to write some letters in your sheet of paper and then I am going to challenge you to fold the sheet of paper... with a twist!

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##### Problem #018 - circle of hats

$$n$$ mathematicians with numbered party hats gather around in a circle... It is a matter of life or death!

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##### Problem #007 - binary multiples

Is it true that every integer you can think of has a multiple written out only with $$0$$s and $$1$$s?

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##### Problem #005: number me right

This post's problem is a really interesting problem I solved two times. The first time I solved it I failed to prove exactly how it works... then some years later I remembered the problem statement and was able to solve it properly. Let's see how you do!

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##### Problem #004 - solvability of the water buckets

In this post I talked about the riddle of the water buckets. Now I challenge you to prove that in some situations it is impossible to solve it!

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##### Problem #003 - a quarrel in the Shire

Gandalf has some Hobbits to appease but his task seems to go on forever. Can you give him a hand..?

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##### Problem #002 - a bag full of numbers

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

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##### Problem #001 - a dancing triangle

This post's format will be a bit different from the usual and the first of a series of posts of this type. In this post, I will state a problem and then present my solution.