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

pinanknagda
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Please help CAT=(C+A+T)*C*A*T

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
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Re: Please help CAT=(C+A+T)*C*A*T

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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

TheTick
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Re: Please help CAT=(C+A+T)*C*A*T

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

anonimnystefy
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Re: Please help CAT=(C+A+T)*C*A*T

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


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#5 2013-02-05 06:01:43

TheTick
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Re: Please help CAT=(C+A+T)*C*A*T

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
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Re: Please help CAT=(C+A+T)*C*A*T

Hi;

Usually each letter must stand for a different integer.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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