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- Nov 24th 2008, 10:16 AM #1

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## please help

I know that if a bunch of positive integers adds up to 2009, the greatest possible product of these numbers is (3^669) * 2. [3+3+3+...+3(this is the 669th 3) + 2 = 2009]. I am having a great deal of difficulty writing a formal proof as to why this is true.

- Nov 24th 2008, 08:05 PM #2

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