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Path sum: four ways

Problem 83

Published on Friday, 19th November 2004, 06:00 pm; Solved by 9593

NOTE: This problem is a significantly more challenging version of Problem 81.

In the 5 by 5 matrix below, the minimal path sum from the top left to the bottom right, by moving left, right, up, and down, is indicated in bold red and is equal to 2297.


13167323410318
20196342965150
630803746422111
537699497121956
80573252437331

Find the minimal path sum, in matrix.txt (right click and 'Save Link/Target As...'), a 31K text file containing a 80 by 80 matrix, from the top left to the bottom right by moving left, right, up, and down.