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 Sixes and Sevens--Not! (Posted on 2012-08-12)
There are six different 6-digit positive integers that add up to a seventh 6-digit integer. Interestingly, all seven of these numbers consist of combinations of only two different digits. That is, only two different digits are used to write the complete set of seven numbers--the same two digits in each number.

So far you can't deduce what the numbers are, but if I were to tell you that seventh number, that is, the total, you'd know what the other six numbers were that made up that total.

What are the seven numbers?

From Enigma No. 1702, "All the sixes",by Ian Kay, New Scientist, 16 June 2012, page 32.

 See The Solution Submitted by Charlie Rating: 5.0000 (2 votes)

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 re(2): IMHO - STILL REDUNDANT | Comment 25 of 33 |
(In reply to re: IMHO - STILL REDUNDANT by Chris, PhD)

Chris

My last argument will surely convince you:

Just erase the " bla-bla" sentence and solve rhe puzzle.

It is D4 , BUT SOLVABLE once you perce3ive that out of all possible 8 &| 1 combination only one triggers an unique set.

 Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2012-08-13 16:59:30

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