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Old July 26th, 2010, 04:56 AM
Nirvahna Nirvahna is offline
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Default 7 cakes follow-up question

Does anyone understand the solution for the 7-cake follow-up question? I can't understand that inductive logic. By manually calculating the shares, I do see that Jeremy has a very slight advantage in the end. Out of 7 cakes, his share should be 3 + 33/64. So that's an advantage of 1/64, which agrees with the author's calculation.