Now that the "Numberphile" YT channel has revealed the answer to the life, the universe and everything:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyG8Vlw5aAw

I had to check it with my DM42. Well, it cannot calculate it's own self

## The DM42 is not able to calculate 42.. ;-)

### The DM42 is not able to calculate 42.. ;-)

Esben

DM42 SN: 00245

DM42 SN: 00245

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### Re: The DM42 is not able to calculate 42.. ;-)

Yes WP43S can!

But DM42 can calculate 43 12^3 + 8^3 + (-13)^3

DM42 (SN 00284 & 03835), DM15L, HP41CV, HP42S, HP35s, WP34S, HP Prime

### Re: The DM42 is not able to calculate 42.. ;-)

You can simplify the example for the testSuite for 43 (2^3 + 2^3 + 3^3), but I think for 41 there is no solution.

DM42 SN:00032

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### Re: The DM42 is not able to calculate 42.. ;-)

DM42 (SN 00284 & 03835), DM15L, HP41CV, HP42S, HP35s, WP34S, HP Prime

### Re: The DM42 is not able to calculate 42.. ;-)

WP43* does also work the new non-trivial solution for 3 as well...

https://www.newscientist.com/article/22 ... z60nLxjc2X

WP43C shown:

https://www.newscientist.com/article/22 ... z60nLxjc2X

WP43C shown:

Jaco Mostert

Elec Eng, South Africa

WP34C, HP42S, DM42 for complex math; 35S, 28C, 32Sii, WP34S, EL-506P, EL-W506, PB700; owned FX702P & 11C; used 67 & 85. iOS: 42s (Byron), Free42, WP31S/34S, HCalc.

43S operators right. DM42 sn. 03818.

Elec Eng, South Africa

WP34C, HP42S, DM42 for complex math; 35S, 28C, 32Sii, WP34S, EL-506P, EL-W506, PB700; owned FX702P & 11C; used 67 & 85. iOS: 42s (Byron), Free42, WP31S/34S, HCalc.

43S operators right. DM42 sn. 03818.