I've been joking for a while now that I was going to start solving project euler problems in LaTeX. Then today I finally did one. So let's talk about solving Project Euler problem number 1 (the easy one) using only LaTeX.
The problem asks you to sum up all the positive integers below 1000 which are divisible by 3 or 5 (or both). Doing this in R is easy. You could efficiently do
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Background (probably boring)
Several months ago, my boss and I were discussing how he got the data for his software popularity article; the rest of the background discussion pertains to those plots, so I would recommend going over to take a look before continuing on (or just skip to the next section if you're impatient). Specifically, we were talking about his figures 7 and 11. Basically he was Read more >>