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**pinanknagda****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-22
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Please help out with the logic of this...If trial and error is the method then there must be some logic to get to the answer quickly..have been trying to find out the logic for 3 days now...cant get through it..:(:(

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**TheTick****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-03
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I read it as C*A*T=(C+A+T)*C*A*T due to the fact that two or more variables right next to each other assume multiplication and,

My answer

Edit- fixed an error with my solution

*Last edited by TheTick (2013-01-31 13:43:46)*

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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CAT is the number formed out of the **digits** C, A and T.

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**TheTick****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-03
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anonimnystefy wrote:

CAT is the number formed out of the

digitsC, A and T.

Ah, well then here is my second solution,

=P

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Usually each letter must stand for a different integer.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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