One Hundred Prisoners and a Lightbulb

Dehaye, Paul-Olivier; Ford, Daniel; Segerman, Henry; Kleber, Michael; Vakil, Ravi
September 2003
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2003, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p53
Academic Journal
Presents a mathematical problem involving a light bulb and 100 prisoners. Solutions proposed for the problem; Mathematical proofs of the solution; Variations from the solutions proposed; Mathematical formulae used to solve the problem.


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