bonanova

Moderator
  • Content count

    6088
  • Joined

  • Last visited


Community Reputation

59

About bonanova

  • Rank
    bonanova
  • Birthday November 03

core_pfieldgroups_2

  • Gender Male
  • Location New York
  • Interests Music [performing and directing], photography.

Recent Profile Visitors


13736 profile views

bonanova's Activity

  1. bonanova added an answer to a question Playing war with cards   

    The omitted rule is the smallest card beats (only) the highest card. Should we assume the students are now playing without that rule in effect?
    • 0
  2. bonanova added an answer to a question Red, yellow, and blue pigment   

  3. bonanova added an answer to a question Red, yellow, and blue pigment   

    OK so it's not that hard. There are two parts: (1) Magenta area and (2) total area.
     
    • 1
  4. bonanova added an answer to a question Red, yellow, and blue pigment   

    First thoughts.
    • 0
  5. bonanova added an answer to a question Chess: bishop and knight   

    On further review, Rob and I are both right.
    But Rob is "righter:
    • 0
  6. bonanova added an answer to a question Chess: bishop and knight   

    White KB begins on KB1, or in standard chess notation on f1, a white square. The white KN is at its side on square g1.
    • 0
  7. bonanova added a question in New Logic/Math Puzzles   

    Anagrams for Fun - II: Quotations
    In one of the Bard's best thought of tragedies, our insistent hero, Hamlet, queries on two fronts about how life turns rotten.
     A thin man ran; makes a large stride; left planet, pins flag on moon! On to Mars!
    • 0 replies
    • 62 views
  8. bonanova added a question in New Logic/Math Puzzles   

    Anagrams for Fun - I: Defintions?
    An Anagram, as we all know, is a word or phrase made by transposing or rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. The following phrases can be anagrammed into their definition or description. Honor code is in force:
    Dirty Room          (Clue: single word beginning with D.)A Rope Ends ItHere Come DotsCash Lost in 'emIs No AmityAlas! No More Z'sGenuine ClassIs No MealLarge Picture Halls, I betI'm a Dot in PlaceThat Queer ShakeTwelve plus oneAccord not in it 
    • 2 replies
    • 71 views
  9. bonanova added an answer to a question Highest of the lows   

    Simulation is the only I know. 
    • 0
  10. bonanova added a post in a topic 2015 MIT Mystery Hunt   

    Thirty or so years ago...
    • 0
  11. bonanova added an answer to a question Using only a straight edge   

    TSLF has it. Nicely put into words. 
    • 0
  12. bonanova added an answer to a question Half as old as my brother   

    First reaction is that must hurt.
    If I wanted to be nit-picky (me?) the head of one might precede that of the other.
    Point taken.
    • 0
  13. bonanova added an answer to a question Using only a straight edge   

    To be more specific, you can draw a line segment between two existing points or extend an existing line segment.
    So I guess the OP should say you also have a pencil. That should do it.
    The straight edge has no markings - it's not a ruler; you can't twirl it like a compass ... etc.
    • 0
  14. bonanova added an answer to a question Highest of the lows   

    Could that result be programmed recursively, rather than going for closed form?
    • 0
  15. bonanova added an answer to a question Highest of the lows   

    I know the answer approximately from simulations. I'm still scratching my head about calculating it.
    I agree with plasmid's last statement, but how to calculate his "given" puzzles me.
    • 0