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3x3 square and common sum puzzle

  1. Aug 11, 2009 #1
    Substitute each of the capital letters by a different digit from 0 to 9, such that each of the columns, each of the rows and each of the two main diagonals of this 3x3 square have the common sum LRK. It is known that L is nonzero and, each of the numbers in the nine cells contains non leading zero.


    Code (Text):
    CL     RO     OR
    EK     HS     AA
    KE     KB     SH
     
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  3. Aug 14, 2009 #2
    Assuming that you mean LRK = 100*L + 10*R + K and not the product L*R*K I get:
    a = 2 b=0 c=3 e=9 h=5 k=4 l=1 o=6 r=7 s=8
    lrk=174

    31 76 67
    94 58 22
    49 40 85
     
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