All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > General
From proverbs to alphametics (Posted on 2013-02-15) Difficulty: 4 of 5
The proverbs:

The early bird catches the W1.
Where the wolf gets one W2 - he looks for another.
The best horse doesn't always win the W3 .
Better wed over the mixen than over the W4.

The alphametics:


The phrase "The bear came home to the wolf" uses 12 distinct letters, - three of them were not used in the alphametics.

Which three?
What digit was not used in the equations?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
No Rating

Comments: ( Back to comment list | You must be logged in to post comments.)
Hints/Tips re: Proverbs etc att:BRIAN and Steve | Comment 3 of 8 |
(In reply to Proverbs and alphametics don't mix??? by Steve Herman)

My   bad.

IT WAS A NICE &, ORIGI9NAL,  fully  debugged puzzle.

  One line was somehow wrongly copied:   

W3-W2=W4      should be                W2-W3=W4

both your words and letters were ok-

Please re-solve it and hopefully get the correct answer

att:BRIAN  -  for you it is a  minor  modif of your program

The author pleads guilty , and hopes all is OK now


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-02-17 03:24:28
Please log in:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password

Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (6)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Copyright © 2002 - 2019 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information