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This is a two-player game. The first player selects a number between 1 and 6, inclusive. To this number the second player adds a number from 1 through 6. The players continue to alternately increase the current sum, each by adding a number from 1 through 6. The first player to achieve the exact sum 100 wins. What is a good strategy? Who will win?

Carl Lee
Wed Apr 21 08:26:07 EDT 1999