Adventures in problem solving : a problem about divisors

Shirali, Shailesh (2018) Adventures in problem solving : a problem about divisors. At Right Angles, 7 (2). pp. 130-132.

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In this edition of ‘Adventures’ we study a curious problem concerning the divisors of a certain number. Partial information has been provided about the divisors and on that basis we are required to find the number. The information provided seems at first sight to be meagre in the extreme. But strangely, it suffices to make progress. Read on!

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Shailesh
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Divisor, constraints, combinations, systematic reasoning
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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