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## #1 2013-01-22 01:41:48

pinanknagda
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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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## #2 2013-01-22 01:48:42

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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## #3 2013-01-31 13:33:04

TheTick
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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,

Edit- fixed an error with my solution

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

Spooooon!!!

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## #4 2013-01-31 18:45:26

anonimnystefy
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CAT is the number formed out of the digits C, A and T.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
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## #5 2013-02-05 06:01:43

TheTick
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anonimnystefy wrote:

CAT is the number formed out of the digits C, A and T.

Ah, well then here is my second solution,

=P

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## #6 2013-02-05 09:55:49

bobbym
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 106,380

Hi;

Usually each letter must stand for a different integer.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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