Follow the sequence of tsteps listed below, if you have the patience, and a calculator(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

#0. Think of a positive integer (the smaller, the better for you)

#1. Add 30 to it

#2. Multiply this by 7

#3. Write this number in the form 10X + Y, where [itex]0 \leq Y \leq 9 [/itex] (eg : N = 345 => X = 34, Y = 5)

#4. Find A = |X - 2Y|

#5. If A > 9 then write A = 10X + Y and repeat #4, else go to #6.

#6. If A is any of 0,1,2,3,4 then find B = A+10, else if A is one of 5,6,7,8,9 then B=A+3

#7. Find the B'th letter of the alphabet (1=>A, 2=>B, 3=>C, ...)

#8. Think of a country beginning with this letter, in the Eastern Hemisphere (Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania/Australia)

#9. Take the last letter in this country's name

#10. If possible, pick the smallest positive number whose spelling begins with this letter (T=>2, F=>4, S=>6), else pick the number corresponding to the position of this letter in the alphabet (a=>1, B=>2, C=>3, D=>4, G=>7, etc.)

#11. Add 4 to this number.

#12. Multiply this by any whole number less than 10.

#13. Write this number, D as 10X + Y, just like before

#14. Find E = |3X - Y|, and as before, repeat until E < 10

#15. Multiply E by anyinteger you choose.

Your final answer is..... :: ZERO ? ::

Debunk the magic (if it worked ).

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