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By ron2794, 6 years ago, , i have a simple equation of two variables say x and y such that x + y < 10^5 (this is a sort of constraint that i must obey). x and y can take only integer values.

now all i want to do is to maximise the equation consisting of these two variables x and y.

SO I have an equation like :

Ax + By (which i want to maxmise)

with constraints : x + y <= 10^5

where x,y can take only integer values

I googled a bit and this seems to be the case of integer linear programming which they say that is easier as compared to linear programming.

I am not able to figure out the algorithm that i need to know to maximise the equation efficiently. A simple brute force is not at all desirable to me, so I need something cool.

can you help me in figuring out the algorithm that i need to learn.(a brief explanation would be appreciated) By ron2794, 6 years ago, , i often find it hard to read other's code than to write mine own version of code but competitive programming is not just all about writing codes. i have often heard people that you learn a lot when you read other's code whether its when you are trying to learn something out of other's code or you are trying to hack a solution in any contest.

can you throw some light on how one can increase his ability to read totally unfamiliar code easily and understand the algorithm working behind it swiftly. code,
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