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**pinanknagda****Member**- 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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**TheTick****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-03
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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,

My answer

Edit- fixed an error with my solution

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

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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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.

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

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**TheTick****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-03
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anonimnystefy wrote:

CAT is the number formed out of the

digitsC, A and T.

Ah, well then here is my second solution,

=P

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

Usually each letter must stand for a different integer.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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