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Best Answer Pickett, 20 May 2013 - 07:48 PM

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#1 BMAD

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:19 PM

suppose there is a three digit number M where 100*a + 10*b +1*c = M where a, b, and c are digits

 

What is the minimum value that can be found from M/(a+b+c)?


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Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:48 PM   Best Answer

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:50 PM

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there is a smaller answer


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Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:09 PM

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:51 PM

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:06 PM

Spoiler for Ah...my bad...

a, b, c are digits


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Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:10 PM

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you are right in that a does not equal to zero but there is still a smaller answer


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Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:42 PM

I get

 

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 10:32 PM



I get

 

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a b and c are digits not integers, good idea though.  If they were integers there would still be smaller answer then what you have found here.  can you find that answer too?


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Posted 21 May 2013 - 02:57 AM

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a b and c are digits not integers, good idea though.  If they were integers there would still be smaller answer then what you have found here.  can you find that answer too?

 


Edited by Rob_Gandy, 21 May 2013 - 02:58 AM.

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