Brain Game: The Monthlies

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It may take you days to solve today's Brain Game. In fact, I guarantee that it will, because it's about calendars. Suppose you're a craftsman that likes to print calendars using wooden blocks. You've designed a grid exactly like this one:

calendarNow, it's time for you to carve the wood blocks that will represent the dates. You want to create one printing block for each possible space on the calendar, including blanks. Considering how calendars vary from month-to-month and year-to-year...

How many different blocks would you have to carve
to fit inside the above grid to handle ALL possible months
?

Here is the SOLUTION.

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August 13, 2009 - 3:30am
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