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by Junglemath
Sat May 30, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 225
Replies: 1
Views: 181

Problem 225

Problem 225 (View Problem)

This is a minor nit, but we are looking for the 124th smallest, positive, odd integer that doesn't divide any terms of the sequence, yes?
by Junglemath
Tue May 26, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: How much does PE receive in donations?
Replies: 0
Views: 581

How much does PE receive in donations?

Any chance this can be made public?
by Junglemath
Mon May 25, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: My blog about my PE journey.
Replies: 1
Views: 13253

Re: My blog about my PE journey.

I'd read your blog if it wasn't for the inadvertent spoilers sprinkled in. Nothing specific, but I don't want any hints or ideas for how to solve problems. For anyone like-minded, beware.
by Junglemath
Sun May 24, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 345
Replies: 6
Views: 3597

Re: Problem 345

kenbrooker wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 1:19 am
AND/OR change "his" to "its"?
Agreed.
by Junglemath
Sat May 23, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 345
Replies: 6
Views: 3597

Re: Problem 345

Any chance the light green color that highlights the entries that are used in the example sum can be changed to a different color that is not so annoying to look at? Maybe something like red?
by Junglemath
Sat May 23, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 059
Replies: 114
Views: 30775

Re: Problem 059

Do I understand the problem correctly? That is hard to tell from your own description. Let's restart using your own data and hk's suggestion. - First let's "encrypt" your HELLO WORLD with your encryption key 'abc'. Rotating the key for XORing each character of the message, the end result would be a...
by Junglemath
Sat May 23, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 059
Replies: 114
Views: 30775

Re: Problem 059

I finally solved this one. I beseech the moderators to completely overhaul the wording of this problem, because as it is written it might as well be a 50% difficulty problem rather than the 5% at which it is currently listed. Pretty much all the difficulty of this problem lies in figuring out what t...
by Junglemath
Fri May 22, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 059
Replies: 114
Views: 30775

Re: Problem 059

kenbrooker wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 6:59 pm
By Animus, this is a key to answering your question --
There is no separate decryption key, it is the same as the encryption key
Can you tell me if my understanding is correct, as reflected in my previous post? A simple yes or no will suffice.
by Junglemath
Fri May 22, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 059
Replies: 114
Views: 30775

Re: Problem 059

As I understand it, each letter was given a number, and that same number is used each time the same letter appears. No, that would have been encryption via substitution and has nothing to do with the described XOR encryption. Now what exactly is a decryption key? If it is supposed to give you the v...
by Junglemath
Fri May 22, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 298
Replies: 18
Views: 6067

Re: Problem 298

Typo in the first sentence of the problem statement. The word 'of' doesn't belong there.
by Junglemath
Fri May 22, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Feature suggestion
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Feature suggestion

I think it would be useful for users to be able to sort a problem thread by kudos.
by Junglemath
Fri May 22, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 089
Replies: 67
Views: 22673

Re: Problem 089

Is there something... Evil about cleverness that I am not aware of? That needs to be "prevent"ed?! Surely you jest? Nothing wrong with cleverness, but I do think that one of the qualifications for a problem to make it to PE is that it should be a true combination of math and programming, so a probl...
by Junglemath
Thu May 21, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 089
Replies: 67
Views: 22673

Re: Problem 089

Some "rules" for Roman Numerals even state -- A numeral can be repeated in succession up to three times only. Allowing only four repetitions at least avoids the conflation "VIIIII" = Ten vs "X" = Ten... Just some random thoughts... True. Although allowing more than 4 would prevent clever people fro...
by Junglemath
Thu May 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 089
Replies: 67
Views: 22673

Re: Problem 089

Why is this note

"Note: You can assume that all the Roman numerals in the file contain no more than four consecutive identical units."

included in the problem statement? Why can't we have more than four consecutive identical units?
by Junglemath
Wed May 20, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 077
Replies: 8
Views: 3695

Re: Problem 077

Are we only considering sums that have at least two summands, as in problem 76? Please update the problem statement if yes. Thanks.
by Junglemath
Tue May 19, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Posts/kudos
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Posts/kudos

If I go to Progress/Posts when signed in to PE, it says

Posts made x (y)/Kudos earned z (w)

What does this mean?
by Junglemath
Wed May 06, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 054
Replies: 74
Views: 24105

Re: Problem 054

s4mp wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 10:00 am
I've looked through the thread and that answers about the ace but i still cant work out why im off by one.

Is there any chance i could PM you a list of my results for each pair of hands and you let me know which one is wrong?
Sure. But how do you know you're one off if you haven't solved it yet?
by Junglemath
Wed May 06, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 059
Replies: 114
Views: 30775

Re: Problem 059

I'm still having trouble understanding the problem. What does it mean "the key is repeated cyclically throughout the message" and "as the encryption key consists of three lower case characters"? As I understand it, each letter was given a number, and that same number is used each time the same lette...
by Junglemath
Wed May 06, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 054
Replies: 74
Views: 24105

Re: Problem 054

There is a thread about this problem already. Did you look there?

viewtopic.php?f=50&t=6550

By the way, how do you know you're one off if you haven't solved it yet?
by Junglemath
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 713
Replies: 17
Views: 1678

Re: Problem 713

Actually Lilstalker didn't ask you a question. Lilstalker translated the question of the problem to the translation if it he gave you. That you are not able to understand that he didn't ask you a question is not my failure. What is the minimal number of tries that will guarantee that the device is ...