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#1 2013-04-10 01:04:45

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 2013-04-10 02:13:36

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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.

Last edited by Nehushtan (2013-04-11 01:37:02)


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#3 2013-04-10 02:27:19

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Re: A number theory Problem

Thank You! smile

*Poker Face*
I did not get the proof sad


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#4 2013-04-10 02:45:20

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Re: A number theory Problem

Last edited by Nehushtan (2013-04-11 01:40:35)


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#5 2013-04-10 03:34:40

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Re: A number theory Problem

I understand better now smile


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