Square Board

Square Board


You are designing a board game in which tokens move around the square board with. (like in Monopoly (Wikipedia) )

You need to write the function that returns the coordinates after the token has moved. The coordinates of a token are being represented by a tuple consisting of a row and column. The coordinates of a top-left one - (0, 0).

    You are given three arguments:
  • the first one is the length of the game board’s side (an integer);
  • the second is the token’s current position (an integer);
  • Cells around the board are numbered clockwise starting with 0 on the bottom right corner.

  • the third is the number of steps to advance (an integer);
  • A positive number represents a clockwise direction. A negative number represents a counterclockwise direction.


square_board(4, 1, 4) == (1, 0)
square_board(6, 2, -3) == (4, 5)
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Input: 3 arguments: the length of the game board’s side (an integer), token’s current position (an integer), and the number of steps to advance (an integer).

Output: The coordinates after the token has moved (a tuple consisting of a row and column).

How it is used:
To get the coordinates of an object that moves around.


  • 3 ≤ The length of the side ≤ 11
  • 0 ≤ The position of the token < (side-1)*4

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