Group, Math Riddles, Murderous Maths, Notes on everyday life MathsJam 18 June 2019 June 25, 2019 antwerpenhomeschooling Leave a comment This was the last MathsJam this academic year and a very social one. Simon has enjoyed the outside setting and mingled with the other mathematicians. Simon had also contributed two problems (numbers 3 and 5). Unfortunately we haven’t seen anyone solve them (the problems come from the Russian math olympiad published in the magazine Kvantik). Simon had recognized two problems he knew the answers to. Here he is explaining the persistences problem (number 13). The smallest number with persistence 5 is 679 Simon trying to prove that the solution to problem number 2 is e.