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### #1 rookie1ja

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 05:38 PM

No. 6 - Back to the Cryptograms and Algebra Puzzles
Replace the same characters by the same numerals so that the mathematical operations are correct.
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hint: Z = 4

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### #2 bebe

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Posted 07 November 2007 - 03:41 AM

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hint: Z = 4
MOST
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TORZO

T must equal 1
T + T =1 +1 = 2
So O = 2
If Z = 4, S = 7 7 + 7 = 14
So O+O + 1 carried over is 5, therefore R = 5

TO =12 so M = 6
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### #3 handyman79

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 06:50 PM

yes i came to the same conclusion

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### #4 ppc

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 05:00 AM

why can't s = 2, so that the number becomes 12442
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### #5 theshredder157

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Posted 11 May 2008 - 03:19 PM

why can't s = 2, so that the number becomes 12442

it's because two letters can't be the same number
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