## Math Puzzle 1

*– Akshay*
For every positive integer starting from 2, Vinay divides the number by 2, and floors it (*flooring *a number means to take the largest integer that is less than or equal to that number). He keeps repeating the process until he gets 2 or 3, and categorizes as a 2 or a 3 based on which number he obtained. What is the 342nd number that is categorized as a 3?

A) 768 B) 884 C) 1116 D) 1653 E) 1967

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