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The 2004 British Informatics Olympiad Final

The 2004 British Informatics Olympiad final took place at Trinity College, Cambridge, from 26-28 March.

The competition consisted of three stages.

On the evening of Friday 26th, students were helped to get working with their compilers with a practice programming question (not graded):

On the morning of Saturday 27th, two written questions were set:

After a break for lunch we moved to a computer room. Languages available were C++, Pascal and Visual Basic. The following questions were given to the finalists at the start, in no particular order:

Students were advised, at the start of the programming session, that they were not to attempt all of the questions.

No worked solutions or test data for these problems are available - sorry!

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