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## Mike Molony

Mike Molony has written 149 posts for Dreamshire

### Project Euler 301 Solution

Finding Nim positions consisting of heap sizes n, 2n and 3n for n ≤ 230 that result in a losing game.

### Project Euler 455 Solution

Powers With Trailing Digits

### The Parallelogram Law Proven Analytically

Prove analytically that the sum of the squares of the four sides of a parallelogram is equal to the sum of the squares of the diagonals.

### Facebook hiring sample test – Missing Term in an Arithmetic Progression

Missing Term in an Arithmetic Progression

### Panmagic (Pandiagonal) and magic square generation, testing

Magic Squares While working on an idea for maximizing a return on a financial portfolio using magic squares, we though we would share our Python code in case someone else may have some use for it. import string def make_magic_square(n): if n < 1 or n == 2: return False if n % 2 == […]

### SPOJ Problem 1682. Deli Deli (DELI) Solution

Make plurals of English words from the given input

### SPOJ Problem 4408. Build a Fence (FENCE1) Solution

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

### SPOJ Problem 42. Adding Reversed Numbers (ADDREV)

Add two reversed numbers and output their reversed sum

### SPOJ Problem 11. Factorial (FCTRL) Trailing zeros in factorials

Find the number of trailing zeros in a factorial

### SPOJ Problem 1681. Cylinder Volume (CYLINDER) Solution

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