Nonsexist Solution of the Menage Problem
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Bogart, Doyle  
A paper that appeared in the American Mathematical Monthly. The ménage problem asks for the number of ways of seating couples at a circular table, with men and women alternating, so that no one sits next to his or her partner. The paper presents a straightforward solution to this problem. What distinguishes the approach is that the ladies are not seated first. With exercises and references.  


Levels:  High School (912), College, Research 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Problems/Puzzles, Articles 
Math Topics:  Permutations/Combinations 
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