looping through possible combinations of McNuggets packs of 6, 9 and 20

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Thu Aug 12 11:23:41 CEST 2010


Baba wrote:
> level: beginner
>
> exercise: given that packs of McNuggets can only be bought in 6, 9 or
> 20 packs, write an exhaustive search to find the largest number of
> McNuggets that cannot be bought in exact quantity.
>
> exercise source:
> http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-00-introduction-to-computer-science-and-programming-fall-2008/assignments/pset2.pdf
>
> please help me write this code
>
> i believe it's something along the lines of this:
>
> c=0
> sol=[]
> for n in range (0,10):
>  for a in range (0,10):
>   for b in range (0,10):
>    for c in range (0,10):
>     sol=6*a+9*b+20*c
>     if sol!=n:
>      c+=1
>     if c==6:
>      print sol
>
>
>   
for mcNugget in range(0,10):
    sendTo(trashbin)

You're welcome :p

JM



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