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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
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi Debanjan;

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

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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
- 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

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