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A streetcar named Enigma (Posted on 2010-02-10) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Two years ago, traveling with my friend (a logic wiz) I have purchased two streetcar tickets, consecutively numbered. I told my friend that the sum of all ten digits equals 62, which was his age. He than asked me whether the sum of digits (s.o.d) of either of the tickets equals my age (which he knew) and upon getting my answer quoted exactly both 5-digit numbers.

What were the numbers?
Am I over 50 today?

See The Solution Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
Rating: 4.6667 (3 votes)

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re(2): almost empiric solution | Comment 5 of 10 |
(In reply to re: almost empiric solution by Ady TZIDON)

OK Ady TZIDON,

I saw the mistakes you have mentioned. I will correct my post.

Well, I really was not supposed to know your age, this is a privilege of the "Logic Wiz"... :-)

Even after correcting the typos, I can only say that you are under 50.

Elisabeth

 


  Posted by Elisabeth on 2010-02-12 14:08:37
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