What is the maximum number of pizza slices one can get by making
four straight cuts through a circular pizza? How does a computer
determine the best set of pixels to represent a straight line on
a computer screen? How many people at a minimum does it take to
guard an art gallery?
Discrete mathematics has the answer to these—and many
other—questions of picking, choosing, and shuffling. T. S.
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