## Stone Game II

### Problem 325

Published on Saturday, 19th February 2011, 01:00 pm; Solved by 374; Difficulty rating: 80%A game is played with two piles of stones and two players. At her turn, a player removes a number of stones from the larger pile. The number of stones she removes must be a positive multiple of the number of stones in the smaller pile.

E.g., let the ordered pair(6,14) describe a configuration with 6 stones in the smaller pile and 14 stones in the larger pile, then the first player can remove 6 or 12 stones from the larger pile.

The player taking all the stones from a pile wins the game.

A *winning configuration* is one where the first player can force a win. For example, (1,5), (2,6) and (3,12) are winning configurations because the first player can immediately remove all stones in the second pile.

A *losing configuration* is one where the second player can force a win, no matter what the first player does. For example, (2,3) and (3,4) are losing configurations: any legal move leaves a winning configuration for the second player.

Define S(`N`) as the sum of (`x`_{i}+`y`_{i}) for all losing configurations (`x`_{i},`y`_{i}), 0 < `x`_{i} < `y`_{i} ≤ `N`. We can verify that S(10) = 211 and S(10^{4}) = 230312207313.

Find S(10^{16}) mod 7^{10}.