Enigma 1199: An Enigma’s meaning
5 October 2015
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From New Scientist #2355, 10th August 2002 [link]
In the numbers ENIGMA, MEANING and IDEA digits have been consistently replaced by letters, with different letters used for different digits. I have tested the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 to see if they are a common factor of both ENIGMA and MEANING.
Of course 1 is a common factor of them, and it turns out that nine of the numbers 1-12 are common factors of ENIGMA and MEANING (and indeed the other three numbers are factors of IDEA).
What is the numerical value of ENIGMA?