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Summing the factorials (Posted on 2014-03-15) Difficulty: 3 of 5
1.Please list all the squares, below 6000, that are the sum of three distinct factorials.
2.Same task, without the "distinct" condition.

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re: computer solution Comment 3 of 3 |
(In reply to computer solution by tomarken)

The only ambiguity is whether 0! and 1! count as "distinct" factorials. Their forms are distinct, but their values are not.

In the program I wrote, I ignored 0! as it was covered by 1!; i.e., I started my loop at 1.

Edited on March 16, 2014, 9:13 am
  Posted by Charlie on 2014-03-16 09:12:03

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