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Gergonne's Card Trick, Positional Notation, and Radix Sort

In this paper the radix sorting algorithm is used to explain why Geronne`s 3 pile card trick works. Generalizations are explored.

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3808
MSC Codes: 
97N70
Author(s): 
Ethan D. Bolker (University of Massachusetts Boston)
Publication Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2012
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 2010
Subject(s): 
Discrete Mathematics
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5.00
Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Applicable Course(s): 
4.7 Discrete Structures
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Friday, January 27, 2012
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