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Broken Calculator (
Posted on 20050120
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You have a calculator whose multiplication button is broken. The only operations that work are addition (x+y), subtraction (xy), and reciprocation (1/x).
Can you use this calculator to multiply two numbers?
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David Shin
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simple solution (probably not what's being looked for)
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I suppose the easy, and therefor incorrect, answer is to use the addition button however many times it takes to multiply x by y.
Posted by
Erik O.
on 20050120 20:22:20
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