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Ask and solve cubes (Posted on 2020-08-17) Difficulty: 2 of 5
i. ASK=(A+S+K)3
ii. SOLVE=(S+O+L+V+E)3

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i. has one integer solution
ii. has several, but only one with 5 distinct digits.

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No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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re(2): computer solution Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to re: computer solution by Dej Mar)

Actually zero had not occurred to me. I wasn't actually considering leading zeros, just considering numbers such as ME = (M+E)^3 or HOME = (H+O+M+E)^3.

But of course you're right: 0 is just as good a solution for I = (I)^3 as 1.

  Posted by Charlie on 2020-08-25 11:31:12
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