# HG changeset patch # User anonymous@cec68495-dca5-4e2b-845c-11fdaaa4f967 # Date 1038045580 0 # Node ID 19cc061b91d5ecc2e7fd4597e48ed9e88c518f4e # Parent a4be6c326c0998d87e53358d6fd512799fc7f0c1 Removed perl expert quiz - a redundant file. diff --git a/vipe/perl-expert-quit-2.txt b/vipe/perl-expert-quit-2.txt deleted file mode 100644 --- a/vipe/perl-expert-quit-2.txt +++ /dev/null @@ -1,88 +0,0 @@ -From mjd@plover.com Sat Oct 26 11:28:31 2002 -Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 16:10:15 -0400 -From: Mark-Jason Dominus -Reply-To: perl-qotw-discuss@plover.com -To: perl-qotw@plover.com -Subject: Perl 'Expert' Quiz-of-the-Week #2 - - -The local high school baseball team, the Randal Schwartz High School -Phoenixes, will be playing a series of games against their rivals, the -Richard M. Nixon Memorial High School Growlin' Fungus. The series -lasts at most five games, and ends when one team has won three games. -You want to bet \$80 on the Phoenixes to win the series, but your -bookie will only take bets on individual games. (The bookie pays even -money on all bets.) - -A mathematically-inclined friend solves the problem for you, giving -you the following instructions: - - Bet \$30 on each of the first two games. - - Bet \$20 on the third game if either team has won both of the first two - games, \$40 otherwise. - - Bet \$40 on the fourth game, if there is one. - Bet \$80 on the fifth game, if there is one. - - At the end of the series, you will be ahead by exactly \$80 if the - Fightin' Quakers have won the series, and behind by exactly \$80 if - the Sewer Fungus have won. - -We could summarize the instructions in a table like this: - - If the game score is: - 0 to 0, bet \$30 - 1 to 0, bet 30 - 1 to 1, bet 40 - 2 to 0, bet 20 - 2 to 1, bet 40 - 2 to 2, bet 80 - -Write a function which calculates the appropriate bet for any such -contest, given the total amount you want to risk on the series, the -length of the series, and the current game score. For example, - - bet(80, 5, 2, 1) - -should return 40, because if you want to risk \$80 on a 5-game -series, and one team is presently ahead 2 games to 1, you should bet -\$40. - -Similarly - - bet(1000, 7, 2, 1) - -should return 375. - -(That is, if you're trying to bet \$1000 on the current World Series -baseball match, you need to bet \$375 on the outcome of tonight's game. -If you started with \$1000, and followed this function's advice, you'd -have \$625 left if you had been betting on the Giants and \$1375 if you -had been betting on the Angels. For people living in places where the -World Series is irrelevant: the match is a best-four-of-seven series -of games; at present, the Anaheim Angels are beating the San Francisco -Giants two games to one, with the fourth game scheduled for tonight.) - ----------------------------------------------------------------- - -The same notes as last week; read them *all* if you didn't read them -last week: - - * I'll post an example solution here on Monday. - - * perl-qotw will only carry the quizzes and solutions. Discussion, - remarks, comments, and soforth should go to - perl-qotw-discuss@plover.com. To subscribe to that list, send mail - to perl-qotw-discuss-subscribe@plover.com. - - * I'd like to request that nobody post any sample solutions or other - spoilers to the discussion list until at least Saturday. - - * Even after Saturday, any solutions or other spoilers should always - be marked with the word SPOILER in the subject line, so that other - people won't see them by accident. - - * If you'd like to contribute a quiz question, send it to me. - -Thanks.