Enigma 1412: Any amount
15 July 2013
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From New Scientist #2572, 7th October 2006
I have a five-digit TOTAL, a six-digit AMOUNT, and several other whole numbers, all expressed in words written in capital letters, where different letters stand for different digits and the same letter stands for the same digit.
A few curious properties are noticeable. For instance, if you add ANY amount to my TOTAL, and then divide by say, A value, the result is a whole number.
And if you subtract AN amount from my AMOUNT then divide by say, ANY value, the result, of course, is ANY amount.
How much is my five-digit VALUE?
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