Showing what's behind the curtain

Short collection of rough draft Python programs concentrating on formulaic solutions.

More solutions (fewer than 10 lines) to some SPOJ classical problems using Python. Warning: SPOJ may prevent Python from being used for solving some problems or set time limits suitable only for archaic compiled languages. Most of these were written in Perl and I have been converting them to Python. Many solutions have Perl-like references […]

Find the number of trailing zeros in a factorial

How many 8 × 8 chess boards are embedded in a painting which consists solely of black and white squares, arranged in a checkered pattern

Find the largest volume of a cylinder cut and formed from a sheet of paper

Make plurals of English words from the given input

Add two reversed numbers and output their reversed sum

Build a fence to maximize an area enclosed between the fence and a fixed wall