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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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No. 6 - solution

6271 + 6271 = 12542

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hint: Z = 4

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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

6271

+ 6271

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12542

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yes i came to the same conclusion

6271

6271

12542

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

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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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