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In a certain electrical company warehouse there were 2000 light switches lined upalong one wall and 2000 employees. At the end of each year, the employees would lineup and perform the following strange ritual: Before the beginning of the ritual, all of theswitches were turned off. The first employee turned every light switch on. The secondemployee went to every second switch and turned it off. The third employee went toevery third light switch and changed it (i.e., if the switch was on, the employee turned itoff; if it was off, the employee switched it on). In a similar way, the fourth, fifth, sixth,…employee changed every fourth, fifth, sixth,… light switch. After all 2000 employeeshad passed by the switches, which switches were on?

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