This month's riddle continues
last month's IBM Ponder This riddle.
(Thank you puzzlemaster Oded Margalit for another wonderful cooperation.)
The original riddle defined a function:
and requested solvers to compute it using addition, multiplication and modulo operations, with some restrictions on how multiplication can be used. (Readers are directed to the original riddle for the complete details.)
This month, we make the riddle slightly more difficult, as follows:
To be considered a solver, please send in your program.
List of solvers:Yuping Luo: 4 operations (4 June 10:47)
Radu-Alexandru Todor: 4 operations (6 June 06:38)
Jan Fricke: 4 operations (9 June 07:13)
Haoqiang Fan: 4 operations (12 June 19:11)
Dharmadeep Muppalla: 4 operations (13 June 04:03)
Lorenzo Gianferrari Pini: 4 operations (21 June 19:59)
Elegant and original solutions can be submitted to the puzzlemaster at riddlesbrand.scso.com. Names of solvers will be posted on this page. Notify if you don't want your name to be mentioned.
The solution will be published at the end of the month.
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