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Hotter and hotter (Posted on 2010-02-08) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Today is Saturday. For the last 5 days, Monday to Friday, the temperatures were rising, i.e. each day was hotter than the previous one. The product of the 5 values (Centigrade degrees, rounded to the closest integer) is 12. What are the five temperatures?

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re: Indecision | Comment 4 of 10 |
(In reply to Indecision by brianjn)

Technically, if the parentheses were describing the product, it would be (Centigrade degrees)^5, so based on that, I think it's a safe assumption that Ady meant the individual daily values. Otherwise, we would not be limited to one solution, and this problem would be somewhat pointless.

  Posted by Justin on 2010-02-08 21:59:20

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