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Numbered Letters (Posted on 2003-07-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
If each letter has a value (a=1, b=2, c=3 etc.) what words have a total letter value of exactly 100 when you add up all of the letters?

Are there any words that equal 100 if the letter values are swapped (z=1, y=2.....a=26)?

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Question Another Challenge | Comment 16 of 28 |
Here's another challenge for you to try:

Either find a word that has the same value both ways (doesn't have to be 100, because, as Charlie proved, that's impossible) OR prove that it is also impossible.
  Posted by Lewis on 2003-07-24 00:40:22
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