Category Archives: Project Euler

Special Pythagorean triplet: Project Euler Problem 9

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=9

Problem Statement:
A Pythagorean triplet is a set of three natural numbers, a<b<c, for which,
a^2+b^2=c^2.

For example, 3^2+4^2=9+16=25=5^2.

There exists exactly one Pythagorean triplet for which a + b + c = 1000.
Find the product abc.

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Summation of primes: Project Euler Problem 10

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=10

Problem Statement:
The sum of the primes below 10 is 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 17.
Find the sum of all the primes below two million.

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Largest product in a series: Project Euler Problem 8

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=8

Problem Statement:
Find the greatest product of five consecutive digits in the 1000-digit number.

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96983520312774506326239578318016984801869478851843
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12540698747158523863050715693290963295227443043557
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05886116467109405077541002256983155200055935729725
71636269561882670428252483600823257530420752963450

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Sum square difference: Project Euler Problem 6

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=6

Problem Statement:

The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is,
1^2 + 2^2 + ... + 10^2 = 385

The square of the sum of the first ten natural numbers is,
(1 + 2 + ... + 10)^2 = 55^2 = 3025

Hence the difference between the sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers and the square of the sum is 3025-385=2640.

Find the difference between the sum of the squares of the first one hundred natural numbers and the square of the sum.

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Factorial digit sum: Project Euler Problem 20

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=20

Problem Statement:
n! means n\times(n-1)\times...\times2\times1

For example, 10! = 10 \times 9 \times ... \times 3 \times 2 \times 1 = 3628800,
and the sum of the digits in the number 10! is 3 + 6 + 2 + 8 + 8 + 0 + 0 = 27.

Find the sum of the digits in the number 100!

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10001st prime: Project Euler Problem 7

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=7

Problem Statement:
By listing the first six prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13, we can see that the 6th prime is 13.

What is the 10 001st prime number?

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Smallest multiple: Project Euler Problem 5

Problem link: http://projecteuler.net/problem=5

Problem Statement:
2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder.

What is the smallest positive number that is evenly divisible by all of the numbers from 1 to 20?

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