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Topic: Not a geometry puzzle
Replies: 1   Last Post: Jan 3, 1998 5:04 PM

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Alan Lipp

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Re: Not a geometry puzzle
Posted: Jan 3, 1998 5:04 PM
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On Thu, 1 Jan 1998, Usenet Approve Account wrote:

> TWO+SEVEN+ELEVEN=TWENTY
>
> This is true. But can you find values for each of the letters, in the
> range 1 to 9, so that each of the numbers is used once, and once
> only to make the sum add up?
>
> I know of one solution; well, two solutions given that the values for
> S and L are interchangable.

====

A nice crypt-arithmetic problem. If you loosen it up just a bit to
allow zero then there is another pair of solutions.

alan>





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