Re: modular arithmetic

From: Jesse Welton (
Date: Thu Sep 27 2001 - 12:37:56 PDT

Anton Cox wrote:
> I now know that the judge is not alone in thinking that it is now
> impossible to throw a 5 on a single die. I disagree - here's why.


Sadly, I must concede the point.  It's a mater of parsing, and I had
parsed the relevant phrase as:

   "From now on, when the dice are thrown, the number that comes up on
    each die must be equal to [the number of letters (modulo 5)]...".


Rule Date: 2001-09-27 19:38:04 GMT

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