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Product equals sum (Posted on 2016-01-17) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Let's start with an easy problem : What three positive integers have a sum equal to their product?
answer: (1,2,3), of course.

This puzzle can easily be transformed into a D4 problem:

For what values of k will the question "What k positive integers have a sum equal to their product?" have only one unique set of integers for an answer?
Clearly for k=2 the answer is unique: (2,2) and so it is for k=4: (1,1,2,4).

List all other values of k below 1000.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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Some Thoughts re: some solutions | Comment 3 of 6 |
(In reply to some solutions by Dej Mar)

  (1,1,1,2,5) also fits k=5 , revise your table



  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2016-01-17 15:38:47
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