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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 18 Aug '08 12:23
    Find 3 ways to write 3 as the sum of 3 3rd powers of integers.
  2. Subscriber joe shmo On Vacation
    Strange Egg
    18 Aug '08 19:39
    Originally posted by Dejection
    Find 3 ways to write 3 as the sum of 3 3rd powers of integers.
    I got one!...haha 1^3 + 1^3 +1^3 = 3
  3. Subscriber coquette
    Already mated
    19 Aug '08 00:21
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    I got one!...haha 1^3 + 1^3 +1^3 = 3
    I would complete the puzzle by switching around these "3's"
  4. 19 Aug '08 03:37
    I found a second, pondering a third. I might use a couple of spreadsheets to find it.
  5. Standard member forkedknight
    Defend the Universe
    19 Aug '08 03:56
    4^3 + 4^3 + (-5)^3 = 3
  6. 19 Aug '08 08:54
    Sorry guys, this was meant as a joke, because as of yet, no one has found a third solution. Of course, if you do, then you could become famous.
  7. Subscriber joe shmo On Vacation
    Strange Egg
    19 Aug '08 20:47
    Originally posted by Dejection
    Sorry guys, this was meant as a joke, because as of yet, no one has found a third solution. Of course, if you do, then you could become famous.
    Hey, meatloaf said 2 out of 3 ain't bad!
  8. 20 Aug '08 11:17
    Originally posted by Dejection
    Sorry guys, this was meant as a joke, because as of yet, no one has found a third solution. Of course, if you do, then you could become famous.
    I doubt this. I bet Swissgambit knows a third one.