Sum of numbers from 1 to 1000
This is far from a tricky question. It is the simplest math:
Sum(n) = n(n+1)/2
That is it. Schoolbook formula.
Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Heh. Euler was a pretty cool.
Basically, i would think that being able to answer this questions proves that you were paying attention in pre-calc or calculas I. :-)
And yes, a math problem solving background (pure math or physics or engineering) really helps a developer IMHO ...
Monday, February 17, 2003
But the formula is n(n-1)/2, not n+1.
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
it IS n(n+1)/2
j00 g0t r0x0red by 0wnage..
Friday, February 21, 2003
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