```s/their/they're

On 1/28/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky / gmail.com> wrote:
> Just for fun - hows this looking? I added the numeric expressions at
> the end because my eyes were starting to pop out from reading the
> toothpicks. Plus you can stick them back into eval() for testing.
> Doesn't prove that their the shortest, but at least it proves the
> calculations are correct.
>
> 500: ||||x|||||x|||||x||||| (19 toothpicks - 4*5*5*5)
> 501: ||||x|||||x|||||x|||||+| (22 toothpicks - 4*5*5*5+1)
> 502: ||||x|||||x|||||x|||||+|| (23 toothpicks - 4*5*5*5+2)
> 503: ||||x|||||x|||||x|||||+||| (24 toothpicks - 4*5*5*5+3)
> 504: |||x||||x||||||x||||||| (20 toothpicks - 3*4*6*7)
> 505: |||x||||x||||||x|||||||+| (23 toothpicks - 3*4*6*7+1)
> 506: |||x||||x|||||x|||||||+|||x||||x|||||||+|| (39 toothpicks -
> 3*4*5*7+3*4*7+2)
> 507: |||x||||x|||||x|||||||+|||x||||x|||||||+||| (40 toothpicks -
> 3*4*5*7+3*4*7+3)
> 508: |||x||||x|||||x|||||||+||||x||||x|||||+||x|||| (42 toothpicks -
> 3*4*5*7+4*4*5+2*4)
> 509: |||x||||x|||||x|||||||+||||x||||x|||||+|||x||| (42 toothpicks -
> 3*4*5*7+4*4*5+3*3)
> 510: ||||x||||x|||||x||||||+|||||x|||||| (32 toothpicks - 4*4*5*6+5*6)
>
>
>
> On 1/28/07, Andrey Falko <ma3oxuct / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ok, I fixed 13, 26, and 34 (dumb mistakes on my part, I'd say)...
> >
> > Now all I have left is to figure out my 46....
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > On 1/28/07, C Erler <erlercw / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Jan 27, 10:22 pm, "Andrey Falko" <ma3ox... / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > 13: |||||||||||||
> > > > 26: |||||||||||||x||
> > > > 34: ||||x||||+|x||
> > >
> > > 13 and 26 can be done with less.  34 is incorrect: 4 * 4 + 1 * 2 = 16
> > > + 2 = 18 (I assume it came from (4 * 4 + 1) * 2).
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>

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