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Bubbling Cauldrons

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  • Topics Covered
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  • Mathematical Practices
We will place numbers, starting from the number 1, into our cauldrons. No two numbers in a cauldron can add to another number in the same cauldron. What is the largest number you can place into the two cauldrons without exploding?

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Integer Partitions were first explored by Issai Schur, 1916

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