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Stephen Brooks
2002-08-22 03:04:30
F + L = E
V + N = W
S + I = ?
Pascal
2002-08-22 03:14:48
...
S + I = O big grin

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Stephen Brooks
2002-08-22 04:10:37
Nope.  Why did you think it was O?
Pascal
2002-08-22 04:31:55
Every letter stands for a number.  Base 13
Just put off 13 from every sum and the results are right.

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Stephen Brooks
2002-08-22 05:01:38
F + L = E
6 + 12 = 5 (mod 13, i.e. 6+12=18=5+13)

V + N = W
22 + 14 = 23 (mod 13, i.e. 22+14=36=23+13)

S + I = ? 
19 + 9 = 28 = 15 + 13 (15=O)

Yes I see how you came to your conclusion.  But with the addition operation I had in mind, this is also true:

I + V = N

(which does not fit with adding the values and subtracting 13).
Thomas King
2002-08-24 11:56:20
Maths + Tom King = Confusion. 

Argh I have SIX pure maths lectures a week, (two on thursdays).  This is odd because I'm taking a chemistry degree.

Oh, sorry for not being around for a while but my main computer and email provider decided to have a fodge together.  Sordid details on request.
Stephen Brooks
2002-08-24 16:20:17
Errr HAHAHAHA.  I only have 8 maths lectures a week and I'm doing maths.

Actually maybe that's the equivalent of 1 or 2 maths lectures a week but slowed down to such a rate that Tom can understand it.
Stephen Brooks
2002-08-25 05:51:58
ErErEr sorry of my slightly-insulting posts at Tom recently.  I was a bit CONED because I thought he just wasn't bothering to talk to me when what really happened was that his computer+e-mail+yahoo were broke.


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