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Five players named A,B,C,D,E are playing a game with a bar of chocolate squares, starting with a single rectangular piece of size 6x8. They take turns in the order A to E, starting with player A. In each turn, a player takes any one existing piece, and splits it into two smaller pieces along one of the ridges. The game ends when the chocolate has been completely divided into individual single squares. Who makes the last move of the game?

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#### Puzzle No. 21

*Posted on 20 May 2016*Five players named A,B,C,D,E are playing a game with a bar of chocolate squares, starting with a single rectangular piece of size 6x8. They take turns in the order A to E, starting with player A. In each turn, a player takes any one existing piece, and splits it into two smaller pieces along one of the ridges. The game ends when the chocolate has been completely divided into individual single squares. Who makes the last move of the game?

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