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Mystery Number 7

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 

Puzzle ID:#48154
Fun:*** (2.28)
Difficulty:**** (3.21)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



There is a ten-digit mystery number (no leading 0), represented by ABCDEFGHIJ, where each numeral, 0 through 9, is used once. Given the following clues, what is the number?

1) Either A = B / 3 or A = G + 3.
2) Either B = I - 4 or B = E + 4.
3) Either C = J + 2 or C = F * 3.
4) Either D = G * 4 or D = E / 3.
5) Either E = J - 1 or E = D / 4.
6) Either F = B * 2 or F = A - 4.
7) Either G = F + 1 or G = I - 3.
8) Either H = A / 2 or H = C * 3.
9) Either I = H + 3 or I = D / 2.
10) Either J = H - 2 or J = C * 2.




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Comments

jhosekus*
Nov 24, 2010

I got it. A little tricky but solvable.
quesadillaman12tus*
Jan 09, 2011

My brain hurts.
affanak
May 10, 2011

Equation 1. A= B/3

From your solution:
B=0, which would imply that A=0 too.

0/3=3
affanak
May 10, 2011

Take back my comment (cant delete it)
galanix
Feb 03, 2012

Good puzzle. I followed a strategy similar to the one you displayed in the answer but slightly different. After a few passes instead of testing the different values of D I just tested which letter could be 0. At that point I had B,E,F, and J which could possibly be 0. I tried B as zero first and it worked.
galanix
Feb 03, 2012

Simplified version of the answer:
A = G + 3 = 5
B = I - 4 = 0
C = F * 3 = 3
D = G * 4 = 8
E = J - 1 = 6
F = A - 4 = 1
G = F + 1 = 2
H = C * 3 = 9
I = D / 2 = 4
J = H - 2 = 7
sarggames
Oct 24, 2014

EASY ONE I DID IT WITHOUT ANY FORCED THINKING



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