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How about going to the link and checking the solution there?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is a solution?

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**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Please go here: https://brilliant.org/community-problem … l8nARvyErF

Key in the answer as 7427466391

click on Add a Solution

Scroll down and read my solution

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is a mistake in your solution.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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What could it be?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is a spelling error.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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I never found the correct way to spell Courtsey/Curtsay/Coryusaey/cjtrfyt

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You want Courtesy.

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The next should solve this problem: https://brilliant.org/community-problem … 2xoj76HJcf

and tell if he likes my solution after reading it.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You do know that generally I only like my solutions.

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You have not read the solution yet. So you do not know if you like it.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will solve the problem first so I can get 100 points.

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I know. But you already have the code which does that.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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But I just love getting 100 points!

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Looking at the solver's list, you still have not solved it....

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You are right about that.

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Is it because you are working on a better problem?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, because there is a bug in the above code!

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Like what? A spelling mistake?

by the way, the last solution of the e problem which I showed you used a little different version of your code.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Do you now agree with the decision to drop off the 2?

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I've no idea why you did that except maybe to get rid of the decimal in between.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, at the time I decided that the 2 in 2.71... had to be dropped because it was not consecutive because there was a decimal in between. Perhaps they wanted me to just drop the decimal point. Also it does not matter whether we I included it or not because it does not change the answer but it does change the position!

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I knew that!

Look at post 28 again, and re-read my code in that solution

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Anyway I pasted in 89793238462643383279 in his question and got marked wrong. That is why I hate B!

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I typed exactly that and they marked me right. I think you have had a typo somewhere

Try again please

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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