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100 Closed Lockers

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Puzzle ID:#7824
Fun:*** (2.83)
Difficulty:*** (2.85)
Category:Math
Submitted By:warrior***
Corrected By:sweetime

 

 

 



Suppose you're in a hallway lined with 100 closed lockers.
You begin by opening every locker. Then you close every second locker. Then you go to every third locker and open it (if it's closed) or close it (if it's open). Let's call this action toggling a locker. Continue toggling every nth locker on pass number n. After 100 passes, where you toggle only locker #100, how many lockers are open?

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