Problems & Puzzles: Puzzles
Puzzle 42.- This week puzzle is to create a puzzle analog to other one.
puzzle of this month at the Southwest Missouri State
“In a cryptarithm, numbers are represented by replacing their digits by letters; a given letter consistently represents the same digit and different letters represent different digits. Leading zeroes are not permitted. Solve the following cryptarithm:
ONE + ONE = TWO,
Surely you’ll find easy to solve this puzzle (please send the solution to Les Reid).
For our pages, Can you construct a puzzle like the above one, using statements involving only prime numbers?I’ll publish here the 3 more elegant and/or simple puzzles (puzzles with unique solution are preferred).
Santi Spadaro sent (9/8/01) the following puzzle:
is a Fibonacci prime.
Answers are waited for this puzzle inside the puzzle 42
Anton Vrba wrote (Nov. 2006):
Wikki “Fibonacci” and find FIVE as 1597
SEVEN is solved as both 787973 and 379787 are prime
THREE’s secrets are revealed by the 2311th prime, 20477.