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Pandigital Ponder (Posted on 2014-08-13) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each of P, Q and R are positive integers that together use the base ten digits 1 to 9 exactly once.

What are P, Q and R, given that P:Q:R = 3:7:8?

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Solution computer solutions Comment 1 of 1
Could be either

 213:497:568 or
 321:749:856


DefDbl A-Z
Dim crlf$, used(9)


Private Sub Form_Load()
 ChDir "C:\Program Files (x86)\DevStudio\VB\projects\flooble"
 Text1.Text = ""
 crlf$ = Chr(13) + Chr(10)
 Form1.Visible = True
 DoEvents
 
 n$ = "123456789": hold$ = n$
 Do
  p = Val(Mid(n$, 1, 3))
  q = Val(Mid(n$, 4, 3))
  r = Val(Mid(n$, 7, 3))
  If 7 * p = 3 * q And 8 * q = 7 * r Then
   Text1.Text = Text1.Text & Str(p) & Str(q) & Str(r) & crlf
   DoEvents
  End If
  permute n$
 Loop Until n$ = hold$

  
 Text1.Text = Text1.Text & crlf & "done"
End Sub


  Posted by Charlie on 2014-08-13 15:50:53
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