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Hunter101
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Oct-18-06, 02:03 PM (EST)

"Dominos and Nim Values"

 How can I work out the Nim values of the starting positions in the following domino game? I have no idea where to start.The game board is 1 x n and the loser is the player who can not place a domino. I know that the answer to game 1 x 2 is a nim value of 1 but this is obvious.How can i work out the larger board nim values.Any help would be greatly appreciated.Best regards

alexb
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Oct-18-06, 10:35 PM (EST)

1. "RE: Dominos and Nim Values"
In response to message #0

 >I know that the answer to game 1 x 2 is >a nim value of 1 but this is obvious. >And so it is for 1×3 and 1×4, right? Next, google for the Mex rule.

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