place the digits 1-n where n is 4 such that no consecutive digit of any step value, starting at step value, repeats.

here's an example where n is 2.

0 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 ?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

here starting from 1 and going a step of 1, there are no repeats. starting from 2 and going a step of 2, no repeats, and so on. However there is no way to get 12 without repeating.

heres an alternate version that i came up with,

place the digits 1-n where n is 4 such that no consecutive digit of any step value, starting at step value, repeats.

here's an example where n is 2.

0 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 ?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

here starting from 1 and going a step of 1, there are no repeats. starting from 2 and going a step of 2, no repeats, and so on. However there is no way to get 12 without repeating.

your task is to find the max value for 4.

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