Mathematics
Suppose that 100 lottery tickets are given out in sequence to the first 100 gues

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Think of the 88 losing tickets as the pigeons and these are to be separated into 13 groups by the 12 winning tickets. The GPH says there must be a streak of at least highest integer of [ [100-12] /13} = [88/13] = higher integer 6.8 = 7 losing tickets in a row.

Answer: 7

Reference:

http://geofhagopian.net/M15/tests&homework/M15_HW14.pdf

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