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Suppose an operator types a US Bank check code into a machine and transposes two adjacent digits will the machine pick up every error of this type? Does the same apply to ISBN numbers; will a machine detect transposition errors in these numbers?

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Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Find the values of $n$ for which $1^n + 8^n - 3^n - 6^n$ is divisible by 6.