Life Beyond Code

Petals Around the Rose, Interesting puzzle

Posted on: January 11, 2007

Today i solved a puzzle,  The name of the game is Petals Around the Rose. The name of the game is important. The computer will roll five dice and ask you to guess the score for the roll. The score will always be zero or an even number. Your mission is to work out how the computer calculates the score. To play around with puzzle, go to following link

http://www.borrett.id.au/computing/petals-j.htm

Note: Bill Gates took 1 hour to solve this puzzle. At the end of page in above link, you can see story of how Bill gates solve it.

If you find answer, Please keep that secret. Never divulge the secret of the game to anyone else. Only those that can work it out for themselves should know the secret of Petals Around the Rose.  Be part of this community

Btw: I solved it in 20 mintues……………it was a constant thinking process.

Hint: Answer is very simple. very very simple. :).  Note that  “Name of the game is important”

If you solve it and tell 10 correct answers in 10 attempts, you will see a new link which will take you to registration page. you will become part of community automatically.

 

Cheers

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