BrainDen.com - Brain Teasers # gavinksong

Members

457

• #### Days Won

9

1. gavinksong's post in A gambling problem was marked as the answer
Just at a glance,

2. gavinksong's post in Cross Cornering was marked as the answer
Here's what it looks like when I solve for the error.
3. gavinksong's post in Did you get more than me? pt. 2 was marked as the answer
Assuming all the men are highly intelligent,

4. gavinksong's post in Simulating an n-sided die with two coins was marked as the answer
Say we want to simulate an N sided die.

5. gavinksong's post in George the silver fish was marked as the answer
I'm gonna go out on a limb here, but based partially from a trend I have noticed and the formula that bonanova cited...

6. gavinksong's post in Walking on a lattice was marked as the answer
But I wonder if there is a better way.
7. gavinksong's post in Equilateral Triangle: Color and distance was marked as the answer
8. gavinksong's post in Horizontally randomly moving particle was marked as the answer
9. gavinksong's post in Orange square was marked as the answer
10. gavinksong's post in Red triangle was marked as the answer
11. gavinksong's post in I didn't kill Mack was marked as the answer
12. gavinksong's post in Price of a lamp was marked as the answer
13. gavinksong's post in Area of the overlap revisited was marked as the answer
I mean, obviously the answer is yes. Like bonanova said, everything just scales.
Anyways, I hope you don't mind if I try my hand at a geometry solution as well.
I haven't read the previous solution, so apologies if mine is redundant.

14. gavinksong's post in Good o' Pythagoreas was marked as the answer
15. gavinksong's post in A fun and easy-orange one was marked as the answer
16. gavinksong's post in Squared rays was marked as the answer
That's an excellent question.

17. gavinksong's post in A mean, mean minimization problem was marked as the answer
Edit - corrected a sign error.
18. gavinksong's post in Sum of product and sum was marked as the answer
19. gavinksong's post in A simple integer function was marked as the answer
20. gavinksong's post in Reconstructing a Pentagon was marked as the answer
I don't know why, but I apologize if I did anything wrong.
Let me try to reword my previous answer in a more familiar context.

21. gavinksong's post in I am not a tomb was marked as the answer
22. gavinksong's post in a triangle area game was marked as the answer
Actually, since the problem is asking what area the first can obtain for sure, suggesting that the answer should be independent of what the second player picks, my answer must actually be correct.

23. gavinksong's post in The Price of Wine was marked as the answer
Close, but TSLF said that there can be only one bottle in each pan.
I'm going to have to steal the correct answer from you.

24. gavinksong's post in Knight moves was marked as the answer
25. gavinksong's post in Line segments and the conservation of space was marked as the answer
×

• #### Activity

• Riddles
×
• Create New...