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Fustrating Division Problem

  1. Sep 11, 2012 #1
    How do I solve this? :eek:

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  3. Sep 11, 2012 #2

    chiro

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    Hey Sulfur and welcome to the forums.

    Is this * the same digit for all * or can it be different?
     
  4. Sep 11, 2012 #3
    any number you like. but you have to use a least 3-5 different numbers.

    (isn't it hard? :P )
     
  5. Sep 11, 2012 #4

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    Start working backwards: choose any four digit number to start off with the remainder and work your way upwards.

    When you get towards the top you can introduce the minimum number of variables to generate whatever number you want.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2012 #5
    phew :rolleyes:! thanks.:biggrin:
     
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