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**Debanjan****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-13
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Dear All,

Please solve this puzzle.

1+2+3 = 39

3+6+9 = 27

1+4+6 = 34

then

0+1+4 = ?

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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Hi

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**Debanjan****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-13
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The right answer is 40.

But I would love to get the logic which you people have derived here.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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Add the numbers on the left with the number on the right for each row. You should notice something.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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