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 Avoid ambiguity (Posted on 2011-10-12)
20+20+30=70
Spell out the words and solve the alphametics.

Hint: 625350 is a valid English word.

Find this word.

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There are two solutions to the alphametic, with only one providing a valid solution to 625350.  The word is ENTITY.

20 ::   TWENTY   546250
20 ::   TWENTY   546250
+ 30 :: + THIRTY + 593750
70 ::  SEVENTY  1686250

0123456789
YSNIWTERVH :: 625350 = ENTITY
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20 ::   TWENTY   546750
20 ::   TWENTY   546750
+ 30 :: + THIRTY + 593250
70 ::  SEVENTY  1686750

0123456789
YSRIWTENVH :: 625350 = ERTITY (not an English word)

 Posted by Dej Mar on 2011-10-13 07:06:39

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