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Gialmere
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May 4th, 2020 at 12:48:44 PM permalink
8,549,176,320

What makes this number unique?
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May 4th, 2020 at 2:35:17 PM permalink
Uses all base-10 digits once
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ThatDonGuy
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May 4th, 2020 at 3:07:54 PM permalink
Quote: Ace2

Uses all base-10 digits once


Whereas 1,234,567,890 does not?

8,549,176,320 is the only integer greater than 8,549,176,319 and 8.549,176,321


Hint: what makes it unique has nothing to do with mathematics

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May 4th, 2020 at 3:30:14 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

Whereas 1,234,567,890 does not?

8,549,176,320 is the only integer greater than 8,549,176,319 and 8.549,176,321


Hint: what makes it unique has nothing to do with mathematics



It has all ten digits in alphabetical order?
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Gialmere
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May 4th, 2020 at 4:42:43 PM permalink
Quote: gordonm888

It has all ten digits in alphabetical order?


Correct!

What can I say? Sometimes ABC really is easy as one, two, three.

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gordonm888
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May 4th, 2020 at 5:18:45 PM permalink
Quote: Gialmere

Correct!

What can I say? Sometimes ABC really is easy as one, two, three.

gordonm888: 1/2 point for final solve
Ace2: 1/2 point for key observation



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Gialmere
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May 4th, 2020 at 5:29:29 PM permalink
Have you tried 22 tonight? I said 22.
Gialmere
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May 4th, 2020 at 5:32:33 PM permalink
Careful! This one is political...



Your name is Jerry Mander, and you must draw your town’s voting districts so that George Greene becomes dogcatcher rather than Barbara Blue. To do that, Greene must win the majority of the city’s five voting districts. Each district comprises three households. This map shows how each of the town’s 15 households will vote (the tree represents a park that’s not in any district). The catch: The three households in each district must share at least one border with at least one other household in the district. Can you draw the five districts in a way that guarantees Greene defeats Blue?
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ThatDonGuy
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May 4th, 2020 at 5:40:50 PM permalink

Let the districts be numbered 1-5, with P representing the park:
1222
1P35
1435
4435

Green wins districts 2, 4, and 5 by 2-1 margins, while Blue sweeps in 1 and 3

Gialmere
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May 4th, 2020 at 6:00:59 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy


Let the districts be numbered 1-5, with P representing the park:
1222
1P35
1435
4435

Green wins districts 2, 4, and 5 by 2-1 margins, while Blue sweeps in 1 and 3


Correct!

Wow! Quick work. Give ThatDonGuy a cigar and a backroom to smoke it in and who knows what he might achieve.
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