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**Abbey78336****Member**- Registered: 2022-08-15
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A three digit number in base 7 changes to base 9 by reversing their digits what is that number

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**Jai Ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi,

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**Abbey78336****Member**- Registered: 2022-08-15
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Thanx ganesh

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Abbey78336 and Ganesh,

I'm getting another solution:

At this line b = 8(3a - 5c) there are two other posible b values to check, namely b =4 and b = 8

The first does not lead to a solution, but b = 8 does.

I'll leave the rest as an exercise.

Bob

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