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Topic: Equation
Replies: 3   Last Post: Oct 8, 2001 8:15 PM

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 Austin Fuller Posts: 4 Registered: 12/13/04
Re: Equation
Posted: Oct 8, 2001 2:13 PM
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Each number is used once with a combination of adding, subtraciting,
dividing, and multiplying.
The end result should be WORD1: WORD2 (each set resembling a letter)

Thanks for your help this far.

This is the actual problem:

The following code can be decrypted with a mathematical cipher. A rule that
applys to each set of numbers that will equal a number that is an ascii
code. I do not know how to do this and I am desperately seeking an answer.
You can find a chart of ascii values at the following website
http://www.jimprice.com/ascii-0-127.gif

96,3,2,4 96,3,3,10 96,3,2,6 96,3,2,4 96,2,1,2 58,1,1,2:
103,1,5,9 73,7,4,1 45,3,3,4 45,2,4,7

"Peter L. Montgomery" <Peter-Lawrence.Montgomery@cwi.nl> wrote in message
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> In article <fZ7w7.71498\$NT3.7775356@news1.rdc1.ct.home.com>
> "Austin Fuller" <aust182@home.com> writes:

> >What would be a mathematical way to find out if 65 can be created with
these
> >numbers :
> >
> >96,3,3,10

>
>
> First specify which operations are allowed. Do you allow any of
>
> FLOOR(96 - 3*10.3) = FLOOR(96 - 30.9) = FLOOR(65.1) = 65
>
> 96/3! + SQUARE(10 - 3) = 96/6 + 7^2 = 16 + 49 = 65
>
> 96/FLOOR(SQRT(10)) + 33 = 96/3 + 33 = 32 + 33 = 65
>
> 96 - 3*10 - FLOOR(SQRT(3)) = 96 - 30 - 1 = 65
>
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Date Subject Author
10/7/01 Austin Fuller
10/8/01 Peter L. Montgomery
10/8/01 Austin Fuller
10/8/01 David Petry

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