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The Josephus Challenge is to find the position that is the last remaining when every Kth item is removed from a list of N items. The removal wraps from the end to the start.

**Input:** N, K where N is the number of players and K is the removal period.

**Output:** S the last position remaining

**Example:** N=4 K=2 produces the sequence

1 2 3 4; 1 3 4; 1 3; 1

**Comment:**

This is a replication of Decimation by James but has a different Historical story reference.

15 correct solutions
5 incorrect solutions

Last solution submitted on Mar 19, 2015

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