PIRATE PUZZLE

 

Five pirates have 100 gold coins. They have to divide up the loot. In order of seniority, each pirate proposes a distribution of the loot. All the pirates vote, and if at least half accept the proposal, the loot is divided as proposed. If not, the most senior pirate is eliminated, and they start over again with the next senior pirate. What solution does the most senior pirate propose? Assume they are very intelligent, extremely greedy, and interested in surviving.


FIVE PIRATES

 




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