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Weekly Contest for August 23, 2011

One-Time Setup

From your lab workstation, use these commands to get started…

 % mkdir pc2
 % cp -p /homes/cs390cp/pc2/pc2v9.ini pc2

Join the Contest

 % cd pc2
 % /homes/cs390cp/pc2/bin/pc2team &

Log in using your individually assigned “teamX” account and password. You can work in the current window/directory, creating a subdirectory for each problem.


If you've already solved one or more of these problems, try (1) solving again without referring to your old solution, and/or (2) using a different language (Java or C++). If you want to work on an additional problem from this chapter, let me know.


  • A: (1) Read carefully the part about echoing the input. (2) Is performance an issue? Consider remembering what you've already computed. (3) Do you handle the largest possible input?
  • B: Make sure you handle the edge cases correctly.
  • C: 10.03 * 100 != 1003.
  • D: If the voting results in a tie, print the tied candidates in input order.
contest_2011-08-23.txt · Last modified: 2011/08/23 12:51 by jtkorb