Fun with num3ers
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Consecutive numbers
Between 1000 and 2000 you can get each integer as the sum of nonnegative consecutive integers.
For example,
147 + 148 + 149 + 150 + 151 + 152 + 153 = 1050
There is only one number that you cannot get.
What is this number?
Answer : it's the number
1024.
Could you explain why?
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