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Aggregate /MAX SQL / probability?

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Dear Experts,

I wanted to calculate the sum from a set of values - contributing to maximum possible sum value less than an absolute number in SQL.

Example:
I have a set of 5 values : 800,350,260,250,300

I want to sum up the values from the above set to get a value closest to 1000 not exceeding it.

like 350+260+300 will sum upto 910 which is the best max possible value. I want to put this in an algorithm

Please help
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