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Question 1: The thirty-six officers problem is a mathematical puzzle proposed by ________ in 1782.
Isaac NewtonLeonhard EulerPierre-Simon LaplaceJoseph Louis Lagrange

Question 2: Such an arrangement would form a ________.
Graeco-Latin squareRandomized block designBlocking (statistics)Plackett–Burman design

Question 3: Euler correctly conjectured there was no solution to this problem, and Gaston Tarry proved this in 1901;[3] but the problem has led to important work in ________.
MathematicsCalculusCombinatoricsDiscrete mathematics


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