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by david-kerr
Fri Jul 16, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 761
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: Problem 761

I think I have spotted my stupidity. An improved strategy for the runner.
by david-kerr
Wed Jul 14, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Clarifications on Project Euler Problems
Topic: Problem 761
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Problem 761

This problem is driving me up the walls. I fairly easily got 4.60339314 for the circular pool (which is correct) but the same strategy gives 5.90143057 for the square pool. Can someone please confirm that the figure given in the problem for the square pool is correct.
by david-kerr
Fri May 15, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Programming languages
Topic: Microsoft Small BASIC
Replies: 0
Views: 6951

Microsoft Small BASIC

My programming skills are fairly limited but I've done over 180 problems using only Microsoft Small Basic. I know that it is slow compared to, say, C or C++. My question is: how much slower? The difference seems to be several orders of magnitude slower. For example it took me several hours to genera...