--- a/euler.lisp Sun Apr 10 00:58:37 2016 +0000
+++ b/euler.lisp Sun Apr 10 01:27:54 2016 +0000
@@ -26,6 +26,10 @@
(not (dividesp n 11))) nil)
(t (definitely-palindrome-p n))))
+(defun range (from below)
+ (loop :for i :from from :below below
+ :collect i))
+
;;;; Problems
(defun problem-1 ()
@@ -71,3 +75,28 @@
:when (palindrome-p product)
:do (push product result)))
(apply #'max result)))
+
+(defun problem-5 ()
+ ;; 2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from
+ ;; 1 to 10 without any remainder.
+ ;;
+ ;; What is the smallest positive number that is evenly divisible by all of the
+ ;; numbers from 1 to 20?
+ (let ((divisors (range 11 21)))
+ ;; all numbers are divisible by 1 and we can skip checking everything <= 10
+ ;; because:
+ ;;
+ ;; anything divisible by 12 is automatically divisible by 2
+ ;; anything divisible by 12 is automatically divisible by 3
+ ;; anything divisible by 12 is automatically divisible by 4
+ ;; anything divisible by 15 is automatically divisible by 5
+ ;; anything divisible by 12 is automatically divisible by 6
+ ;; anything divisible by 14 is automatically divisible by 7
+ ;; anything divisible by 16 is automatically divisible by 8
+ ;; anything divisible by 18 is automatically divisible by 9
+ ;; anything divisible by 20 is automatically divisible by 10
+ (loop :for i
+ :from 20 :by 20 ; it must be divisible by 20
+ :when (every (lambda (n) (dividesp i n))
+ divisors)
+ :return i)))