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Quantum CyberTeaser: March/April 2001


B318

Ducky numbers. For many years now Baron Münchhausen has gone to a lake every day to hunt ducks. Starting on August 1, 2000, he says to his cook: "Today I shot more ducks than two days ago, but fewer than a week ago." For how many days can the baron say this? (Remember, the baron never lies.)

Solution

BANG!

The winners:

  • John Beam (Bellaire, Texas)
  • Jerold Lewandowski (Troy, New York)
  • Theo Koupelis (Wausau, Wisconsin)
  • Valya Shvachko (Fremont, California)
  • Anastasia Nikitina (Princeton, New Jersey)
  • Margarita Satraki (Athens, Greece)
  • Wade Roach (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • Lewis Mitchell (Mt. Keira, Australia)
  • David Yu (San Francisco, California)
  • Dale A. Boyd (Chesterfield, Missouri)

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