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## Challenge #176: Math Class Drill

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7 - Meteor

This is the first time that I actually like my solution better than the one proposed. Generate rows and tokenize.

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Alteryx Certified Partner

Interesting and funny challenge

Here is my solution

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It seemed pretty straight forward

But I will now go on and check the other solutions to see, if someone came up with something really cleaver.

Still Climbing
/Verakso

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Alteryx Partner

I always enjoy the maths challenges!

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8 - Asteroid

Thanks for the challenge! This is my solution.

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16 - Nebula

Pretty much the same solution as @Kenda

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Alteryx Certified Partner

Really enjoyed this one. Here's my solution. There must be a smarter way to cube than Number * Number * Number but I couldn't figure it out!

EDIT: here's what I should have done..

``pow([Number],3)``

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7 - Meteor

Hi,

this is my first reply to Weekly Challenge. I liked the problem and I was wondering if I could do it in Alteryx way. What naturally came to my mind was nested for ...next loop. Could you have a look at a flow and a macro I used with it and send some feed back so I can learn how to implement for ...next loops in the future?

The workflow below generated input to the macro. There are three digits generated independently as digit1, digit2, and digit 3. All of them are numbers starting from 0 to 9. I generate 1000 combinations.

The macro then takes each set of digits and calculates through the formula tool if the criteria set at the beginning are met. Before the output, the select tool takes only those numbers, for which the status is 'Success'.

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Alteryx Certified Partner

Nice one!

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It's an iterative macro which tokenizes and looks for the number which fullfills the equation

Number = number1^3+number2^3+number3^3
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8 - Asteroid
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8 - Asteroid

It seems like there are a lot of different ways to generate your data set for this challenge. The generation of the data makes some of the solutions look more complex than they actually are.