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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.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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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Hi

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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: The Foundation
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Add the numbers on the left with the number on the right for each row. You should notice something.

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

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