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The 100 prisoners escape puzzle

In this article, we will discuss a mathematical riddle that "seems impossible even if you know the answer". It is better known as the 100 prisoners problem.

Puzzle time!

Stable poisson marriage by Alexander Holroyd

Most people, when asked about mathematics will (unfortunately) say it’s dull at best. Yet when you ask mathematicians what they like most about the job, their answer will very likely be the exact opposite: mathematicians think that they have one of the most fulfilling and creative jobs in the world!