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Introducing Akshay

We are starting a new category of posts on Maths puzzles, being written by Akshay Gowrishankar, a 9th grader from Massachusetts, USA. He is a budding roboticist, enjoys math puzzles, and teaches a Middle School Math Olympiad class. His first post of the series is here.

Math Puzzle 1

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 […]