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Consecutive Conclusion (Posted on 2014-09-30) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Determine the maximum possible value of N for which 311 is expressible as the sum of N consecutive positive integers.

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My last solution used exponential notation.  I hadn't realized that the numbers were so small, else I would have translated them.

The answer is N = 486, which corresponds to the sum of 122 through 607.

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2014-09-30 14:56:54
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