       Calculating a given total using only given specific values tia sal22

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• From: Rick T <ratulloch at gmail.com>
• Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 23:26:20 -0500 (EST)

```Calculating a given total using only given specific values

Greetings All

I'm trying to figure out a way to calculate a given total
using only given specific values.

Example:
The total given is 46
The numbers I can use are 56,38,20,12,4, and 1
so the numbers it should use and come back with would be highest to
lowest
so it should be 38,4,and 4 because
these will add up to 46.  Is there a name given to this type of
mathematics?

And does anyone have an example of how to do this?

tia sal22

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