Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

Pages: **1**

**TheTick****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-03
- Posts: 27

There are nine huts arranged in a 3 by 3 square grid. How many samurai can you have if each samurai needs to be able to travel from one hut to all of the other huts without ever crossing another samurais path, though the samurai can visit the same hut another samurai has visited.

let us assume the huts resemble mathematical points, and the paths mathematical lines.

Spooooon!!!

Offline

**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
- Registered: 2011-05-23
- Posts: 15,603

Hm, when can we say that one samurai crossed another one's path?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

Offline

**TheTick****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-03
- Posts: 27

if one samurai crosses a spot where another samurai has already been, or is.

If I travel from point a to point b in a, my "path" would be the route I took to get from a to b.

Spooooon!!!

Offline

**mathdad****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-13
- Posts: 21

I say 2.

Offline

Pages: **1**