Statistics and Computer Puzzler

Question: What answer does Mr Cleaver give (and what number does he type into the computer) to win the competition?

Answer: Mr Cleaver answers "Rolly Ally Molly" and types -20,000 (i.e., the number negative twenty-thousand) into his computer.

Explanation: Mr Cleaver can type in anything but "Random Access Memory" because his strategy is to get the wrong answer.

Since the computer subtracts -20,000 from his 9th round score of 1900 he ends up with 21,900. Mr Cleaver is truly a "Master of Data" as he understands the complete integer spectrum.


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