Enigma 226: Cold comfort five
2 October 2014
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From New Scientist #1372, 25th August 1983 [link]
In the following fully-worked division, all the digits have been replaced by blanks except for one. And before you start counting your blessings in having at least one digit to go on, I must tell you that the 5 is, in fact, wrong.
What is the five-digit quotient?
Note: I am still waiting for a phone line to be connected at my new house, so I only have sporadic access to the internet at the moment.