Another great Pi Club (*still a working title*) meeting.

Today, we worked on the McNugget problem (a case of the Frobenius/coin problem), which goes something like this:

Chicken McNuggets come in packages of 6, 9, and 20. Assuming money is not a factor and that you can only buy full packages, what is the largest number of Chicken McNuggets that you

cannotbuy?

(Of course, I brought McNuggets for the occasion. You know, as manipulatives…)

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