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Alphanumeric Ambiguity (Posted on 2004-01-26) Difficulty: 1 of 5
Using standard alphanumeric code (A=1, B=2, ... Z=26), find the common English word represented by:
              3 1 2 1 2 5

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these are the only possible combinations, provided that you cant go past 26 | Comment 7 of 14 |
3 1 2 1 2 5


3 12 1 2 5 C L A B E
3 12 12 5 C L L E
3 12 1 25 C L A Y
3 1 21 2 5 C A U B E
3 1 21 25 C A U Y
3 1 2 12 5 C A B L E
3 1 2 1 25 C A B A Y
3 1 2 1 2 5 C A B A B E

clay and cable are the only two are common words

case if you do 3,1, 21-2, 5 but i dont think that is permitted. im sure several other combinations would arise from this.

  Posted by stewards on 2004-01-28 12:03:09
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