Problems for the senior schools

De, Prithwijit and Shirali, Shailesh (2018) Problems for the senior schools. At Right Angles, 7 (1). pp. 117-119.

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Two hundred students are positioned in 10 rows, each containing 20 students. From each of the 20 columns thus formed, the shortest student is selected, and the tallest of these 20 (short) students is labelled A. These students return to their initial places. Next, the tallest student in each row is selected, and from these 10 (tall) students, the shortest is labelled B. Who is taller, A or B?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: De, Prithwijit and Shirali, Shailesh
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Integer, coin, square, cube, infinite, sequence, function, inversion, round-robin tournament
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
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