Dan,

I wrote a Java program that uses the odometer technique to come up with
all totals for up to five values in combination for 100 values. That
took about 4 minutes to run on a 1.8 Ghz laptop. That solution is far
from optimized because I created an object to contain all result
combinations that is pretty heavy (I adapted an existing program). I
would guess I could get it down to a minute or so but for combinations
of more than 6 values you would likely need to use something like a
genetic algorithm. If you sample fits this criteria, I could run it.

David Morris

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