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Description: Equal numbers of people face each other with one open slot between them. Everybody faces the open slot. If there are 6 people there will be 7 slots, 6 of which must always have people in them. People must attempt to exchange places without turning around. An activity from a Math Forum summer 1996 institute: Constructing Mathematics on the Internet. See also Traffic Jam - Solutions and Reflections.

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