DIV - Editorial

Author: dhruva997

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Problem

Given a natural number, calculate sum of all its proper divisors. A proper divisor of a natural number is the divisor that is strictly less than the number.

Explanation:
This problem has very simple solution, we all know that for any number ‘num’ all its divisors are always less than and equal to ‘num/2’ and all prime factors are always less than and equal to sqrt(num). So we iterate through ‘i’ till i<=sqrt(num) and for any ‘i’ if it divides ‘num’ , then we get two divisors ‘i’ and ‘num/i’ , continuously add these divisors but for some numbers divisors ‘i’ and ‘num/i’ will same in this case just add only one divisor , e.g; num=36 so for i=6 we will get (num/i)=6 , that’s why we will at 6 in the summation only once. Finally we add one as one is divisor of all natural numbers.

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