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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #15 on: September 08, 2016, 03:10:15 PM »
123 + 0?  ???



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« Reply #16 on: September 08, 2016, 03:22:41 PM »
More examples...

2+1=103
9+7=216
8+5=313

Just because you figured out Part 1, that doesn't mean that you actually answered Part 2.  I don't want to tell too much because that would be giving away the answer.



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« Reply #17 on: September 08, 2016, 03:25:46 PM »
More examples...

22+10=1232
15+13=228
17+12=529



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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #18 on: September 08, 2016, 03:33:07 PM »
The way this problem was originally proposed to me was starting with the question in Part 2 first.  That makes the problem a little more challenging.



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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #19 on: September 08, 2016, 04:43:40 PM »
It is not impressive to simply know the answer.  It is more impressive to be able to solve it.  Showing a completed 10,000 piece puzzle is not impressive if you didn't put it together yourself.  The same thing goes for many things in life.  Showing me a great art piece is fine, but that doesn't make you impressive  or a genius.  The person who made the art is impressive and a genius.



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« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2016, 04:47:49 PM »
Or, think of it this way....

You have a math book.  The book comes with an answer guide.  Just because you have all the answers, that does not make you good at the math that is in the book. 



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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #21 on: September 08, 2016, 05:40:51 PM »
I remember those several times where you couldn't think logically.  :2funny:

Dont you remember when we went to school together and you had to do a math problem on the board?
Let me refresh your memory

https://youtu.be/MTghfMCU1rY



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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2016, 10:53:42 PM »
Hint: 12 and 11 is just one possible answer.  There is more than one answer.  You're supposed to find all possible answers.



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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2016, 08:03:11 AM »
Hint: 12 and 11 is just one possible answer.  There is more than one answer.  You're supposed to find all possible answers.

I figured as much. But all I can think of now is how many points will my RB's get me this Sunday?

I'll revisit this later today.



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Re: I'm a Genius. Are you?
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2016, 11:30:04 AM »
I think I have it.

In X + XX = 123, 123 dictates the value X and XX in only part A or SUBTRACTION. The value of X and XX remain as they are for part B ADDITION.

Since 123 = 3 digits = hundreds. Should 2 digits = tens?

(X*100)+(X*100)=123
1200+1100=123
1200-1100=100 SUBTRACTION
12+11=23 ADDITION
Overall 100+23=123

Examples;

2+1=103
103= 3 digits = hundreds
200-100=100
2+1=3
100+3=103

SO...
5+1=46
46= 2 digits= tens
50-10=40
5+1=6
40+6=46

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