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 Last house on the street (Posted on 2022-05-31)
The great Dudeney, bless his soul, created, inter alia, the following puzzle:

There was a man who lived on a XXXX street numbered 1,2,3 … etc. on his side and all the following numbers on the other side of him. The numbers on both sides added to exactly the same amount. What was the number of the last house?

I have slightly changed the original wording and also took the liberty of coding a single 4 letter word of his text to avoid getting a trivial solution.
I ask for a solution which is over 45. The upper limit stays open. So:

b. What word was replaced by XXXX?

Bonne chance!

 Subject Author Date if thee were only odd numbers on his side Charlie 2022-05-31 16:26:01 re: On the assumption all houses were on his side Ady TZIDON 2022-05-31 12:47:25 On the assumption all houses were on his side Charlie 2022-05-31 12:28:39 my solution Charlie 2022-05-31 11:58:59 re: Solution broll 2022-05-31 09:56:24 Solution Larry 2022-05-31 09:08:38 Possible Solution broll 2022-05-31 08:42:43

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