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Cube hunting (Posted on 2020-05-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find the set of integers n such that n6 + 24n3 + 192 is a perfect cube.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Danish Ahmed Khan    
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re: I suspect ... Comment 8 of 8 |
(In reply to I suspect ... by Larry)

My programmatic error in not finding n= -2 as a solution was because I did not properly deal with floating point arithmetic error.

e.g. 64(1/3) = 4, but the computer representation for this was
3.9999999999999996

Once I corrected the program, it found the solution.

  Posted by Larry on 2020-05-30 08:12:26
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