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|D is harder than C (Posted on 2013-03-29)
YES, DECODING is harder than CODING.
Let's assign integer numbers to letters according to their place in the English ABC (a=1, b=2,...,z=26.)
We then "code" a given word by 2 parameters, e.g:
Once you find how the coding was done, you will understand that
a) There is no one-to-one-correspondence between the word
and the ordered couple, so STAR, ARTS and RATS produce identical couples.
b) The correct decoding of a meaningful phrase might be possible.
NOW DECODE THE FOLLOWING PHRASES
(only one 5-letter word - all other words less than that):
re(3): political reply to b
| Comment 7 of 11 |
(In reply to re(2): political reply to b
No, They Can't:
Why Government FailsóBut Individuals Succeed is a 2012 book by American consumer reporter, investigative journalist, author and libertarian columnist John Stossel. It was released on April 10, 2012, and focuses on the failures of government intervention.
sOLVED BY COMMON SENSE ONLY- no software involved
took me 2 hours
btw: is GOVT an abb for government?
Edited on March 30, 2013, 11:38 am
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