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## #1 2013-04-10 23:04:45

Agnishom
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### A number theory Problem

How many numbers less than or equal to thousand can be expressed as a sum of two or more consecutive numbers?

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## #2 2013-04-11 00:13:36

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### Re: A number theory Problem

Every integer can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers.

And so on.

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## #3 2013-04-11 00:27:19

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### Re: A number theory Problem

Thank You!

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I did not get the proof

'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'
'The whole person changes, why can't a habit?' -Alokananda

## #4 2013-04-11 00:45:20

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### Re: A number theory Problem

Last edited by Nehushtan (2013-04-11 23:40:35)

## #5 2013-04-11 01:34:40

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### Re: A number theory Problem

I understand better now

'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'
'The whole person changes, why can't a habit?' -Alokananda