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#1 2006-01-23 11:59:57

angeleyes01
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Can Someone Help Me Solve This

S I X 6 X
6 S I  I I
6 6 S 6 S
X I S I  X
X 6 S 6 X

Add All The Numbers

Could there be roman numerals thrown in

I think they want the total answer.

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#2 2016-11-25 16:37:37

Monox D. I-Fly
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Re: Can Someone Help Me Solve This

Assuming that those letters mean "SIX", the answer is 78.

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#3 2016-11-26 08:55:32

evene
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Re: Can Someone Help Me Solve This

Actually, do you think they could mean Roman Numerals? Like I=1 and X=10. The only problem with that is that I don't think there's an S symbol for the Roman Numerals.

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#4 2016-11-26 09:00:27

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Re: Can Someone Help Me Solve This

Hi;

Unfortunately, that post is from over 10 years ago. We are not likely to get much further info from the OP.


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#5 2016-11-27 20:25:32

Monox D. I-Fly
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Re: Can Someone Help Me Solve This

evene wrote:

The only problem with that is that I don't think there's an S symbol for the Roman Numerals.

That's why I assumed they were supposed to be SIX.

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#6 2016-11-27 23:31:17

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Re: Can Someone Help Me Solve This

Hi;

The grid has six of each of the letters 'S', 'I' and 'X' (not necessarily in order), from which the word 'SIX' can be formed six times.

If 'SIX' represents the number 6, then the sum of the value of the six of them and the seven occurrences of the number 6 is 78 (same as Monox D. I-Fly's answer in post #2).

This uses all grid entries.

Last edited by phrontister (2016-11-28 10:35:43)


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