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Old 2005-10-16, 11:45   #8
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Originally Posted by Wacky
If the monster has no control over the placement of the individuals in the line, his only strategy to improve his odds is:

CHEAT (change the rules) -- Assuming that the group is capable of determining and executing the optimum strategy, the odds of survival are independent of the actual color placements.
Or to listen to the prisioner's strategy and place the hats such that the sum mod k of the first won't be the color of his hat (at least he needs something to eat :) )
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