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Coin on a Table

The question emphasizes in Coin on a Table that the table's round, however as long as the table is symmetric about its center your solution works.

I.e:  Square, rectangular, hexagonal, octagonal tables work.  Triangular, pentangular don't work.  Really wierd shapes work so long as they're symmentric (like S, Z, X, I and H shaped tables, but T and Y shaped tables wouldn't work)

An V or M shaped table would work if you modified it to place your coin directly opposite on the other side (left/right), AND if you could place your coid at the tip of the V such that no other coins could be placed that could cross the center line of the V.

Shawn Steele
Thursday, March 14, 2002

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