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No: 13       October 16, 2019


CANDIDATES AND VOTES

CANDIDATES AND VOTES

250 candidates participated in an election and 5000 voters cast their votes. If the candidates with the same number of votes are grouped in the same group, what is the minimum number of candidates that will be in the largest of these groups?

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Today's Bonus: -- point

Popularity: 40.0 %     Difficulty: 37.5 %    

1.GERMANY Gerhard Richter842
1.SLOVAKIA Martin Kollar842
1.FRANCE Bulot Francois842
1.RUSSIAN FEDERATION Sergey Shtyka842
1.BELGIUM Chia-tche Chang842
1.FRANCE Redyellow Jp842
1.ITALY Jean Manuel Morales842
1.UNITED STATES Darren Seneker842
1.UNITED STATES Joseph Devincentis842
1.FRANCE Daniel Collignon842
[ Score Table ]
1. TWELVE BALLS 83.9
2. COUNTERFEIT GOLD 78.1
3. SQUARE SUMS 67.3
4. SIT AND STAND 64.6
5. BALL GAME 58.9
6. SIX ENVELOPES 53.6
7. ADJACENT DIGITS 47.7
8. EIGHT QUEENS SIXTEEN SQUARES 45.8
9. POLYGON IN A CIRCLE 45.8
10. CANDIDATES AND VOTES 40.0
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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.

Regards,
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.

Regards,
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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