Weight Problem

Gary Herron gherron at islandtraining.com
Sun Mar 16 16:32:47 CET 2008


Ravi Kumar wrote:
> An Interesting problem,
> """
> A man has only 4 bricks of different weights, lies between 1-40KG,
> Also, the total weights of Brick A, B, C, D (ie A+B+C+D) is 40KG.
> The man uses that brick to calculate every possible weight
> from 1 KG to 40 KG in  his shop. (only whole numbers 1KG, 2KG etc, not 
> like 2.3KG)
> """
>
> I thought it would really be good to solve it by python, and right now 
> on the mid-way solving using very dirty approach.
> But I feel, using SETs with python in such would solve it better.
> Can anyone come with good solution, and maybe solution showing usage 
> of Sets.
> -- 
> -=Ravi=- 

This sounds like a homework problem,  something you should be solving 
yourself.  If, however, you have any Python questions, then please ask. 
  We'll be glad to answer them.


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Gary Herron, PhD.
Department of Computer Science
DigiPen Institute of Technology
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