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 682 (Posted on 2012-04-13)

Given this 3 x 3 matrix:
define a simple procedure with the minimal number of operations resulting in the value of 682.

 Submitted by brianjn Rating: 4.0000 (2 votes) Solution: (Hide) Add numerals 1, 2 and 3 above each of the columns and at the left of each row. Multiply the pairings as they pertain to the cells. Use these as indices for the 2's. Sum all 9 values. ``` 1 2 3 1 | 1 2 3 21+2*22+2*23+24+2*26+29 2 | 2 4 6 = 21+23+25+27+29 3 | 3 6 9 = 2 + 8 + 32 + 128 + 512 = 682 ```

 Subject Author Date re: another solution brianjn 2012-04-16 22:43:50 another solution Daniel 2012-04-16 08:36:49 re(4): solution + HINT- NO SPOILER brianjn 2012-04-15 03:51:20 re(3): solution + HINT- NO SPOILER broll 2012-04-15 02:44:42 re(2): solution + HINT- NO SPOILER Ady TZIDON 2012-04-15 02:19:43 re: solution broll 2012-04-15 02:07:24 Simplicity and difficulty brianjn 2012-04-14 20:18:07 re: solution Ady TZIDON 2012-04-14 18:31:31 solution Daniel 2012-04-14 16:38:04 re: Here is one (spoiler) Ady TZIDON 2012-04-14 10:47:26 Here is one (spoiler) Larry 2012-04-14 10:31:34 hint' not a spoiler Ady TZIDON 2012-04-14 04:11:17

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