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#21 unreality

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Posted 29 September 2007 - 02:43 AM

Yep mine would have been right if 60 was 59, again, sorry for the error

and was a placeholder for a digit.. since in a base higher than 10, the number 10 has to be represented by 1 digit. Normally its A, but I didnt want it to be that easy so I made it a random symbol.
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#22 babbal

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Posted 02 October 2007 - 01:51 AM

NEW PROBLEM
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60-(3x) = 2

2+x = 10

what is x? and what number does represent?


x is 8, is 18
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#23 brhan

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Posted 02 October 2007 - 03:06 PM



60-(3x) = 2

2+x = 10

what is x? and what number does represent?

x is 8, is 18


2 does not mean that 2 multiplied by , b/c was already used for multiplication symbol.

is a place holder for a digit. In addition, the numbers on the right and left hand sides are of different bases.
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#24 unreality

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Posted 02 October 2007 - 09:29 PM

brhan is correct, and the (only) correct answer has already been given (by him, mine would have been right if not for that typo )

I plan on making another topic like this soon sometime so you can answer then
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