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Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Take each pair. Apply the decoding formulae. You will need to find the equivalent of 1/5, that is the multiplicative inverse of 5 modulo 26 (the number by which 5 is multiplied to give 1 modulo 26). Finally arrange the 44 letters into words putting the gaps in the appropriate places.