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## #1 2017-08-25 00:07:12

iamaditya
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### A nice question

Here's a simple little nice question which I finally was able to solve today. Here's the quetion:

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## #2 2017-08-30 23:28:44

iamaditya
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### Re: A nice question

Hi,

It has been a week but I have received no solutions of this answer. Is the question not being able to solve by anyone!? If not, Pzz tell me and i will post the solution.

P.S.-I myself took one day to solve it.

Practice makes a man perfect.
There is no substitute to hard work
All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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## #3 2017-08-31 08:08:11

bob bundy
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### Re: A nice question

iamaditya wrote:

and i will post the solution.

Not yet please.  I've just been busy with other stuff.  Give me a couple of weeks more.

Bob

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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #4 2017-08-31 08:50:40

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## #5 2017-08-31 19:54:05

bob bundy
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### Re: A nice question

hi iamaditya

If there are no restrictions on a, b, and c then there are an infinite numbers of solutions.  Re-write the equation with a as the subject and then choose any b and any c to generate a value for a.

So I'm assuming you want positive integer values.

Good puzzle, thanks.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #6 2017-08-31 21:20:26

iamaditya
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### Re: A nice question

What I did was simple. I did this:

Practice makes a man perfect.
There is no substitute to hard work
All of us do not have equal talents but everybody has equal oppurtunities to build their talents.-APJ Abdul Kalam

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## #7 2017-09-02 23:32:35

bob bundy
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### Re: A nice question

hi iamaditya

Nice method

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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