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Author Winkler, Peter
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Welcome to three new puzzles. Each involves a collection of items, and your job is to find a subset of them that is characterized by a particular property. Since solving the puzzles is not easy, here are a couple of hints: For the first, think about averages; for the other two, try constructing your sets sequentially, bearing in mind that if two partial sums are equal, the terms between them must add up to zero.
Description Affiliation: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (Winkler, Peter)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 55
Issue Number 8
Page Count 1
Starting Page 120
Ending Page 120


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Source: ACM Digital Library