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# Largest Sum

Starting in the bottom left corner and moving either up or right, adding up the numbers along the way, what is the largest sum which can be made?

5 2 5 4 1

7 6 1 7 3

5 9 4 1 5

2 3 8 3 2

3 1 4 9 6

5 2 5 4 1

7 6 1 7 3

5 9 4 1 5

2 3 8 3 2

3 1 4 9 6

### Answer

38.3+2+5+9+6+1+7+4+1=38.

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I got the answer, but it would have help if the directions stated that you were trying to get the largest sum by moving from the bottom right to the top left.

An easy, but good one, overall.

An easy, but good one, overall.

no we are moving from bottom left to top right so the wording is not incorrect

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