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Diophantine quickie (Posted on 2011-05-27) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Each of a, b, c, d and e is a positive integer satisfying this system of equations:

a-2 + b-2 + c-2 = d-2, and:

a+b+c = e2

Determine the smallest value of e. What are the next two smallest values of e?

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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The value of e | Comment 2 of 3 |
e=2.71828182845904523536...


  Posted by Math Man on 2011-05-27 18:46:47
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