### Random Post

### Recent Posts

### Recent Comments

### Archives

### Categories

- article (11)
- enigma (1,393)
- misc (4)
- project euler (2)
- puzzle (90)
- puzzle# (61)
- site news (62)
- tantalizer (105)
- teaser (7)
- today (1)

### Site Stats

- 244,211 hits

Programming Enigma Puzzles

16 January 2019

Posted by on **From New Scientist #1082, 15th December 1977** [link]

In the following, obviously incorrect, division sum the pattern is correct, but every single figure is wrong.

Find the correct figures. (The correct division comes out exactly. All the digits in the

are only 1 out, but all the other digits may be incorrect my any amount).answer

[puzzle31]

%d bloggers like this:

Here is a solution using the [[

`SubstitutedDivision()`

]] solver from theenigma.pylibrary. It runs in 125ms.Run:[ @repl.it ]Solution:The correct sum is: 11222 ÷ 31 = 362.