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Weekly Problem 40 - 2011

Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

The ten numbers in the star total 75.

Each number appears in two "lines".

And there are five lines, making a total of 150. Which implies the total for each line is 30.

This means that R+I=24 and therefore R=11 and I = 13 (or vice versa).

If R=11 then N=12, H =10 and C=11 which is impossible.

If R=13 then N = 10; H = 12 and C= 9, which is correct.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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