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Have Some Sums to Solve: The Compleat Alphametics Book

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This book presents a challenging diversion to mathematics enthusiasts. Divided into three sections, the author gives some historical notes, a step-by-step solution of a sample alphametic, and some general hints on the solution of alphametics. The Puzzle Section contains both the ideal doubly-true type of alphametic and the narrative type presented in the context of a ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published June 15th 1978 by Routledge (first published June 1978)
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Charles
Dec 27, 2014 Charles rated it really liked it
Alphametics, an arithmetic problem where the digits are replaced by letters, are an area of mathematics that anyone can enjoy. Solving them generally takes only simple algebra and a degree of persistence. To create a truly interesting problem, the letters should form a catchy phrase, for example the title of this book is an addition alphametic

HAVE + SOME + SUMS + TO = SOLVE

I regularly use alphametic problems when teaching basic programming, as most can be solved using a computer program contain
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