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The vicious cycle

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In these problems, all answers are integers and \(P_{n}\) denotes the answer to the \(n\)th problem, \(n=1, 2, 3\). The \(n\)th problem is also called 'The vicious cycle (\(n\))'.

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Note by Joel Tan
1 year, 9 months ago

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Gosh this set is nice.

But simultaneously tedious. (Get it?)

(I cheated for the quartic, am I a bad person? ;^;) Jake Lai · 1 year, 9 months ago

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@Jake Lai Yes you are. You offended the god of maths and now you will be banished for an eternity without the presence of a calculator. Wolfram is mathtan and by consulting mathtan, you have eaten the apple of mathematical fallacy. You are now a fallacy. Everything you own is a fallacy. You do not exist. You will wake one day to find yourself as a baby and realised you are fortunate enough to live 80 additional years. Then after that you would nvm. this is going off point. Speaking of a point, if it is not a point, it's dimension mush not be 0. That means it might mean that it is a FUNCTION! A FUNCTION IS POINTLESS! OR POINTFUL! bye Julian Poon · 1 year, 9 months ago

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Awesome! I loved this problem set. :D Prasun Biswas · 1 year, 3 months ago

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Really an awesome thinking. Can you suggest me an idea to submit solution? (So that answer of other 2 questions are not revealed) Pranjal Jain · 1 year, 9 months ago

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Great concept! Jon Haussmann · 1 year, 9 months ago

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