Arithmetic Frobenius

I have an unlimited supply of 17-cent, 18-cent, and 19-cent stamps. I'd like to put exactly N N cents' worth of postage on an envelope, but no matter which combination of stamps I try, I am unable to accomplish this.

What is the largest possible value of N N ?

Bonus 1: Generalize to any three consecutive integers.
Bonus 2: Generalize to any three-term arithmetic progression.
Bonus 3: Generalize to any arithmetic progression.


Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...