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#1 2006-02-27 09:15:13


need help solving this problem

this question been on one of the late night quiz shows and i want to know how to work it out iv got the answers I just don’t know how to get to that number.

Ninety Divided by
five multiplied by
ten minus twelve

the answer 7894

I am guessing its got to do with hex numbers and roman numbers, but that stuff is past me, love to know how to work it out

many thanks


#2 2006-02-27 10:06:43

Registered: 2005-01-21
Posts: 7,685

Re: need help solving this problem

Hi Alan - this has been discussed here, but we still don't know all the reasoning behind the answer.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman


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