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# Alphaplication

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## Question

Sharpen your pencil for this one. Each period is a missing digit.

. . .
X .
=======
X . . Y
. X Y
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. Y X Y

What two numbers are being multiplied?

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2 different solutions. 364 x 27 = 9828 or 312 x 27 = 8424. I don't think there are any others but I may have made a mistake.

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8 hours ago, Ben said:

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2 different solutions. 364 x 27 = 9828 or 312 x 27 = 8424. I don't think there are any others but I may have made a mistake.

You can eliminate the second case else there would be another X in the puzzle statement. Nicely done.

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