The necklace problem is a problem in recreational mathematics, solved in the early 21st century.
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... Radcliffe and Scott showed that if n is prime, 3 is sufficient, and for any n, 9 times the number of prime factors of n is sufficient ... Pebody showed that for any n, 6 is sufficient. ...
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