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Some simple Hindu Cryptarithms

In this slideshow we show you how to solve some basic cryptarithms.

These are the three possible outcomes of Hindu problems - there can be one solution, multiple solutions or no solution. I enjoy most the problems that have a single solution, since this is usually a good ‘clue’ to finding the solution.

Now, it’s your turn… In the next step you have your first quiz. Try not to ‘peek’ at the solutions. That’s always a temptation, but you feel bad with yourself afterwards…

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Maths Puzzles: Cryptarithms, Symbologies and Secret Codes

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