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Some simple Hindu Cryptarithms

Watch this video to see how to solve some easy 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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