Questions tagged [1p5]

Challenges released as part of the First Periodic Premier Programming Puzzle Push, an event encouraging high-quality puzzles and tasks. Do not use this tag for new questions.

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1P5: Earthquake!

USGS's seismometers have just detected a major earthquake! Emergency response teams need a quick estimate of the number of people affected. Write a program to compute this estimate. Your program ...
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1P5: Word Changer

This was written as part of the First Periodic Premier Programming Puzzle Push. The Game A starting and ending word of the same length are provided. The objective of the game is to change one ...
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1P5: Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma

This task is part of the First Periodic Premier Programming Puzzle Push and is intended as demonstration of the new king-of-the-hill challenge-type proposal. The task is the write a program to play ...
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53 votes
21 answers
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1P5: Nested boxes

This task is part of the First Periodic Premier Programming Puzzle Push. You get a hierarchy of items in the following format: 2 Hat 1 Gloves which need to be ...
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