12 Feb '04 04:571 edit

these questions relate to the game of

if you don't know the rules thereof, find someone who does.

1. treating the dice as ordered (which the game itself does not do; 12345 is the same as 24531 as the rules of teh game go, but are different numbers for this example), what roll treated as a five-digit number contains the greatest power of an integer?

2. what is the maximum score possible?

3. what are the maximum and minimum scores if all dice come up the same number (so you might throw all 5s and nothing else) throughout the game?

4. what is the maximum score you could achieve for a game without throwing a yahtzee?

5. what is the

answers will be posted in two weeks unless someone gets them all sooner (to allow others to try, don't post an answer before 02/20).

*yahtzee*.if you don't know the rules thereof, find someone who does.

1. treating the dice as ordered (which the game itself does not do; 12345 is the same as 24531 as the rules of teh game go, but are different numbers for this example), what roll treated as a five-digit number contains the greatest power of an integer?

2. what is the maximum score possible?

3. what are the maximum and minimum scores if all dice come up the same number (so you might throw all 5s and nothing else) throughout the game?

4. what is the maximum score you could achieve for a game without throwing a yahtzee?

5. what is the

*minimum*score you could get by throwing*one*yahtzee?answers will be posted in two weeks unless someone gets them all sooner (to allow others to try, don't post an answer before 02/20).