The Josephus Problem
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|Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University|
|Explore the problem online, varying the number of people to start and the number to skip: participants arrange themselves in a circle. One is designated number one, and you proceed clockwise, removing e.g. every seventh person. Where should you sit to be the last removed?|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), Early College|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Discrete Math|
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