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Italiano vero (Posted on 2015-11-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
PASTA+PIZZA=SALSA

If all the 7 digits appearing in the above alphametic sum up to a number below 30,
what is the lowest possible value of ZEST?

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Solution answer | Comment 2 of 3 |
For PASTA+PIZZA = SALSA:

    0123456789  Sum
(a) APLS.T..ZI   28
(b) A.P.LS.TZI   35
(c) A.PL.S.ZTI   34


(a) is the only solution where the alphametic sum < 30.
For (a), the lowest unassigned value is 4, making ZEST = 8435.

Edited on January 30, 2016, 10:34 pm
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2015-12-26 06:53:33

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