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#### Monoxdifly

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- Aug 6, 2015

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Brute-forcing will take about a whole day, I think. If 4 students receive 1 cupcake and the other one receive 27, that's already 4 combinations. If there are 3 1's, the other two might be 3 and 25, 5, and 23, 7 and 21, etc. Is there more efficient way?