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Old 2018-12-31, 02:21   #17
SmartMersenne
 
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Originally Posted by a1call View Post
It is not much of a stretch to go from a product with no factors being a valid function to one with one factor being valid as well.
Please see post number 6 above.
Regardless of if we accept the convention to be valid or not, the ambiguity of the challenge at not clarifying the concept of product-of-distinct-prime makes the challenge problematic.
We are left to guessing what the "Puzzle-Master" considers a valid convention.
The solution won't change in either case. Players can use a single prime.

In the case of allowing a product with no terms: that would get the game into an infinite loop. And if people can't see it, their program will get into an infinite loop, so I would like to see how they will solve it.

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