# Solution

(related to Problem: The Ten Apples)

Number the plates $(1, 2, 3, 4),$ $(5, 6, 7, 8),$ $(9, 10, 11, 12),$ $(13, 14, 15, 16)$ in successive rows from the top to the bottom. Then transfer the apple from $8$ to $10$ and play as follows, always removing the apple jumped over: $9-11,$ $1-9,$ $13-5,$ $16-8,$ $4-12,$ $12-10,$ $3-1,$ $1-9,$ $9-11.$

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1. Dudeney, H. E.: "Amusements in Mathematics", The Authors' Club, 1917

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