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440 (Posted on 2012-09-10) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Take the number 201015 and rearrange it to represent 440.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
Rating: 3.0000 (2 votes)

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Some Thoughts re(4): My Solution | Comment 6 of 12 |
(In reply to re(3): My Solution by K Sengupta)

If the trick is to piece together zeroes and ones to form arithmetic operators, then, just as valid would be to remove the serifs from the ones and construct a fraction bar and even a multiplication dot:


Or, to take the 5 and iron it, cut it up and bend it to produce a minus sign and another number 1:

10021 - 1

Or, almost as easily, just bend, fold, straighten and combine the characters to be the digits that make the number 440.

If a given solution does not require an arrangement of the digit characters to be either turned or flipped, then I would say "Bravo", otherwise there is disappointment in this trick.  

  Posted by Dej Mar on 2012-09-10 20:51:23
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