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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:25 pm 
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hi all,
can somebody help me with this strange question.

#it goes like this.

this sum is correct. how many tips are there in a top.

top tip
8 4
+ 3 7

12 2


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 Post subject: Re: strange question
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:45 pm 
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sim1 wrote:
hi all,
can somebody help me with this strange question.

#it goes like this.

this sum is correct. how many tips are there in a top.

top tip
8 4
+ 3 7

12 2



I think the answer is ...

9

i.e. what base is the number system for one carry and a remainder of 2.

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It would seem to be a bsae question, but 9 does not seem to fit. It would need to be +27, because 1 has already been carried over.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:43 pm 
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dadofkent wrote:
It would seem to be a bsae question, but 9 does not seem to fit. It would need to be +27, because 1 has already been carried over.


I am happy with my previous answer :twisted:

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