Arrange the digits 0, 1, ... , 9, using one of each (no repeats) into the expression a^b + c^d + e^f + g^h + i^j to obtain the current year.
Puzzle from Michael Reid
Friday, January 1, 2010
Happy New Year Puzzle
Posted by Tom Cutrofello at 12:49 PM
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I'm slightly disappointed that it has a few closely related solutions rather than a unique one, but it was interesting getting the number of possibilities down enough that they could be easily checked by hand.ReplyDelete