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No: 17       November 13, 2019


PAWNS

PAWNS

You will place any numbers of pawns on a 5x5 chessboard, so that each row and each column will have an odd number of pawns. How many different ways can this be done?

Note: Symmetrical solutions will be counted separately.

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Popularity: 75.0 %     Difficulty: 46.9 %    

1.UNITED STATES Clive Dawson1095
1.FRANCE Redyellow Jp1095
1.FRANCE Bulot Francois1095
1.TURKEY Mustafa Naim Antep1095
1.RUSSIAN FEDERATION Sergey Shtyka1095
1.BELGIUM Chia-tche Chang1095
1.FRANCE Daniel Collignon1095
1.ITALY Jean Manuel Morales1095
1.UNITED STATES Darren Seneker1095
1.UNITED STATES Joseph Devincentis1095
[ Score Table ]
1. TWELVE BALLS 83.9
2. COUNTERFEIT GOLD 78.1
3. TWO LETTER BOOK 75.0
4. PAWNS 75.0
5. SQUARE SUMS 67.3
6. SIT AND STAND 64.6
7. BALL GAME 58.9
8. CANDIDATES AND VOTES 53.8
9. SIX ENVELOPES 53.6
10. ADJACENT DIGITS 47.7
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   [CANDIDATES AND VOTES] Correction

Dear PuzzleUp Contenders,

To clarify the meaning, the question text has been changed.

Old: "... how many candidates will be…"

New: "... what is the minimum number of candidates that will be…"

Please take notice and submit your answers accordingly.

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The PuzzleUp Team

PUZZLEUP - October 16, 2019 - 17:17
   [EIGHT QUEENS SIXTEEN SQUARES] Clarification

Dear PuzzleUp Contenders,

To clarify the meaning, the question text has been changed.

Old: "... in any row, column, or diagonal lines… "

New: "... in any row, column, or diagonal (2, 3, or 4 squares) lines… "

Please take notice and submit your answers accordingly.

Regards,
The PuzzleUp Team

PUZZLEUP - October 02, 2019 - 16:40
   [TWELVE BALLS] what a stylish question

I just saw the question and fell in love as soon as I saw it.

Enormous - September 30, 2019 - 20:29
   [TWELVE BALLS] the hardest question

this question is pretty not easy to solve. I am not 100% sure I got the right answer with my methodology! finger crossed!

orayg - September 30, 2019 - 10:33
   [TWELVE BALLS] A great puzzle

Congratulations !

jlmdlegrand - September 26, 2019 - 21:26
   [ROTATED NUMBER] Example Change

The example has been changed to:

"9028 is such a number (9028-8206=822)"

PUZZLEUP - August 15, 2019 - 07:58
   [ROTATED NUMBER] EXAMPLE ADDED

Dear PuzzleUp Contenders,

To clarify the meaning, An example has been added:

“Example: 819 is such a number (819-618=201).”

Please take notice and submit your answers accordingly.

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The PuzzleUp Team

PUZZLEUP - August 14, 2019 - 13:13
   [COUNTERFEIT GOLD] most beautiful

I think the most beautiful and heaviest question ever asked in the puzzleup.

Enormous - August 09, 2019 - 18:06
   [BALL GAME] Clarification

Dear PuzzleUp Contenders,

To clarify the meaning, the question text has been changed.

Old: "...choose a ball and guess its color. If your guess…”

New: "...choose a ball and guess its color. After seeing the ball, if your guess…”

Please take notice and submit your answers accordingly.

Regards,
The PuzzleUp Team

PUZZLEUP - August 01, 2019 - 09:41
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