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2017-12-28
I can solve #2 with code, but is there a tidy maths way to solve it directly?
C
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2018-01-01
@
C
: look up something called
Frobenius numbers
. This problem's equivalent to
finding the Frobenius number for 14 and 29
.
Lewis
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