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How to Be the Last One at the Table, a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.

Knights of the Round Table
If x knights are sitting at a round table, and every other one is removed, who is the last one left sitting at the table?

A Circular Massacre
Ten thousand sailors are arranged in a circle; starting with the first one, every other sailor is pushed overboard...

Josephus Problem
Every other person at a table is eliminated until there is only one person left. Who is the survivor?

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