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Choose two digits and arrange them to make two double-digit numbers. Now add your double-digit numbers. Now add your single digit numbers. Divide your double-digit answer by your single-digit answer. Try lots of examples. What happens? Can you explain it?

DOTS Division

Take any pair of two digit numbers x=ab and y=cd where, without loss of generality, ab > cd . Form two 4 digit numbers r=abcd and s=cdab and calculate: {r^2 - s^2} /{x^2 - y^2}.

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a) A four digit number (in base 10) aabb is a perfect square. Discuss ways of systematically finding this number. (b) Prove that 11^{10}-1 is divisible by 100.

Two and Two

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:
 

Each of the different letters below stands for a different number.
 


 
How many solutions can you find to this cryptarithm?
How can you be sure you have found them all?


Can you create other similar cryptarithms?

Here are some suggestions to start you off.
 
     ONE + ONE = TWO

     ONE + TWO = THREE

     ONE + THREE = FOUR

     FOUR + FIVE = NINE



Can you make a cryptarithm subtraction?


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