#### Ahnfeltia

##### daring to be stupid

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I beg to differ. Regarding the problem whose solution you quoted, it's anything but obvious that any n > 32 cannot yield a valid solution, yet all it took to prove this highly nonobvious claim was high school-level math. Moreover, one cannot simply exhaust all those infinitely many options, so some sort of trick is required. How is finding a way to make the seemingly impossible possible with only simple tools not creative?There is no creativity involved in the calculation of values.