An interesting programming challenge

Jerry Jensen jhj at
Thu Apr 9 22:04:30 EDT 2015

> On Apr 9, 2015, at 3:33 PM, Geoff Canyon <gcanyon at> wrote:
> Happy to say that the code I wrote gave the correct answer the first time,
> so yay.
> I'll post my solution in a reply to make it easier to avoid spoilers in
> case anyone wants to try it themselves.
> gc

Just for fun, I tried my solution on LC 5.4.5 with all else being equal:
LC 6.7.4 around 100 msec
LC 5.5.4 around 115 msec
Both those numbers varied around +/- 5 msec on multiple runs.

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