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Puzzle ID:#11051
Fun:*** (2.25)
Difficulty:*** (2.26)
Submitted By:jimbo*au******




One hundred people stand in a row
Each has a rank from go to whoa
Every fifth one is struck from the line
This is repeated time after time
'til at last there is only five left in line
What is the original rank of the one on the end this time?

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