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    I am thinking of four positive integers that are different from each other, and that total less than 18. If I told you both their product and the smallest of the four numbers, you'd be able to identify all four numbers. What are the four numbers?
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    First, do you realise that the "smallest of the 4 numbers" is 1 or 2?
    (since 3+4+5+6 = 18)

    I find here are many possible answers.
    Like 1,2,3,4 (product = 24) and 1,2,3,5 (product = 30);
    no other combos have these products.

    Are you sure problem is posted correctly?
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    I am thinking of four positive integers that are different from each other, and that total less than 18. If I told you both their product and the smallest of the four numbers, you'd be able to identify all four numbers. What are the four numbers?

    that what it says
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    Well, no unique answer then.
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