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How To Really Solve This Tricky Algebra Problem (VII)

Difficulty alert: Math Olympiad level problem!

How To Really Solve This Tricky Algebra Problem (VII) — (a*b*c*d*e) = (a+b+c+d+e); Fine the max. possible value of max{a, b, c, d, e}. (a, b, c, d, e) belong to the set of all positive integers.
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Welcome to the seventh entry in the tricky algebra problem series. Unlike the last couple of entries, we are dealing with a more advanced problem this time around. I hope you find it as engaging as I did! Without any further ado, let us begin.

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