Problem 8 of Project Euler can be done by just using a simple for loop. The problem is detailed as:

*Find the greatest product of five consecutive digits in the 1000-digit number.*

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**73167176531330624919225119674426574742355349194934*

96983520312774506326239578318016984801869478851843

85861560789112949495459501737958331952853208805511

12540698747158523863050715693290963295227443043557

66896648950445244523161731856403098711121722383113

62229893423380308135336276614282806444486645238749

30358907296290491560440772390713810515859307960866

70172427121883998797908792274921901699720888093776

65727333001053367881220235421809751254540594752243

52584907711670556013604839586446706324415722155397

53697817977846174064955149290862569321978468622482

83972241375657056057490261407972968652414535100474

82166370484403199890008895243450658541227588666881

16427171479924442928230863465674813919123162824586

17866458359124566529476545682848912883142607690042

24219022671055626321111109370544217506941658960408

07198403850962455444362981230987879927244284909188

84580156166097919133875499200524063689912560717606

05886116467109405077541002256983155200055935729725

71636269561882670428252483600823257530420752963450

In C# this is pretty trivial as all we need to do is loop round mulitplying 5 digits in a row and checking if that number is higher than anything we’ve got so far. Of course you could do something elaborate with the 0s, ie not bother to calculate the product of any 5 digits containing one or more zero as it’ll always be 0. But on a modern computer this computes so fast you dont really need to code that into your answer.

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