This category contains results about the Josephus problem.
Consider a collection of $n$ people in a circle.
Let them each be eliminated sequentially by counting out every $m$th person (closing the gap after each elimination).
For a given a number of people $n$, and a given step size $m$, the problem is to determine the initial position in the circle of the person who remains after all the others have been eliminated.
Pages in category "Josephus Problem"
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