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# 10 digit number

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### #1 skale

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Posted 06 June 2007 - 04:49 AM

Can you find a ten digit where the 1st digit equals the number of zeroes, 2nd digit equals number of 1's, third digit equals number of 2's and so on...
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### #2 infomaniac.nick

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Posted 06 June 2007 - 08:41 AM

I'm guessing that there are several solutions to this!?

Here's mine:
6210001000

There are six 0's two 1's and one 2!

I shouldn't have been so cocky before as I've had to edit this twice already
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Posted 13 June 2007 - 06:55 PM

9,000,000,000
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### #4 infomaniac.nick

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Posted 14 June 2007 - 08:28 AM

9,000,000,000

Wrong and getting wronger!
Yes there are nine 0's, yes there are zero 8's 7's 6's 5's 4's 3's 2's & 1's but oh wait, there is one 9! Denied!!!
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Posted 14 June 2007 - 01:48 PM

Doh!! Now that I sit and think about it, I really don't think it's possible. I could be wrong tho!
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### #6 infomaniac.nick

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Posted 14 June 2007 - 03:20 PM

It is possible!
I've gotten it wrong twice now and had to go back up and corect it but my first post here now is definately correct
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Posted 14 June 2007 - 05:14 PM

Ahh I see. My brain just isn't working right today. Some reason I thought yours was wrong. Derrrr please kick me now!
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### #8 sharknateher

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 02:56 PM

I'm guessing that there are several solutions to this!?

Here's mine:
6210001000

There are six 0's two 1's and one 2!

I shouldn't have been so cocky before as I've had to edit this twice already

Hey there, I think you still have this one wrong. Your puzzle states: "Can you find a ten digit where the 1st digit equals the number of zeroes, 2nd digit equals number of 1's, third digit equals number of 3's and so on.."

6210001000 does not meet this criteria. "third digit equals number of 3's" Your third digit is a one and so there should be one three in your answer. Or perhaps your question has a typo?
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### #9 infomaniac.nick

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Posted 19 June 2007 - 04:08 PM

Damn my dyslexia!
It must be a typo, otherwise the etc wouldn't make sence.

Sort it out Skale!!!
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### #10 rockypg

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 01:36 PM

I started with all 0s too and arrived at the same solution..
Is that the only possible solution?
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