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Joseph
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Feb-08-01, 11:44 PM (EST)

"Guessing a number < 1000"

 I can't seem to get this one!!If I think of a number that is leass than 1000. Can you always guess it within no more than 10 guesses? When you guess, I will say either correct, answer is higher, or answer is lower. If you can always guess the answer tell how you would accomplish this.Thanks for your time

alexb
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Feb-08-01, 11:49 PM (EST)

1. "RE: Guessing a number < 1000"
In response to message #0

 There's at least a couple of ways to accomplish the feat. One is demonstrated by the Number Guessing game.The other depends on your ability to approximately halve a range of numbers.- "Is your number less than 500?"- "No"(The number is between 500 & 1000)- "Is it less than 750?"- "Yes"(The number is between 500 & 750)- "Is it less than 625?"Etc.