by jphandrigan | Dec 18, 2019 | Programming

I’m always on the look out for fun exercises to practice programming. I’ve already covered some of the problems in the Project Euler project (they get hard very quickly). Another great initiative I found was Rosalind. | Rosalind offers an array of...
by jphandrigan | Nov 2, 2019 | Programming

Problem 13: Work out the first ten digits of the sum of the following one-hundred 50-digit numbers....
by jphandrigan | Oct 24, 2019 | Programming

Problem 5: 2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smallest positive number that is evenly divisible by all of the numbers from 1 to 20? #initialize variables x = 1 #function to check if...
by jphandrigan | Oct 20, 2019 | Programming

I skipped a bunch of questions and landed on this one. I’ll revisit the others… have no worries! Euler, again. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leonhard_Euler.jpg Problem 10:The sum of the primes below 10 is 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 17.Find the sum...
by jphandrigan | Oct 16, 2019 | Programming

Wow. It’s been a longtime since I’ve made a post here. Let’s just say… life has been hectic. I’ve been spending some time with Python and web scraping. It’s been a whole bunch of fun. There’s no better feeling than setting up...
by jphandrigan | Mar 6, 2012 | Programming, School/Learning/Work

Add all the natural numbers below one thousand that are multiples of 3 or 5. Seems simple enough? Here’s my brute force way of answering it (using Python): #initiate the counters n = 1 sumTo = 0 #iterate up to 1000, adding natural numbers that are multiples of 3...