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TF34 Test Your Mathematics

A cache by pieterix (adopted from Trackinfind) Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/29/2007
Difficulty:
3.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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The coordinates stated above is not the coordinates of the cache, but brings you to the popular beach front of Blouberg.

Question No1: Spiders, Dragonflies and Crickets

A spider has 8 legs. A dragonfly has 6 legs and 2 pairs of wings. A cricket has 6 legs and one pair of wings. All 3 kinds and a total of 18 insects are in a cage, with a total of 118 legs and 20 pairs of wings. How many insects are there of each kind?

Answer: There are A spiders, B dragonflies and C crickets.

Question No2: Three equal products

Fill in numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 into open spaces to make the equation work.

DE * F = GH * I = JK * L

Now you can go find the cache at:

S (I-L)L, K(F-D), (H+D)G(A-D)
E DE, G(J+K), (B-A)(I-J)(C+G)



First 2 Find honours go to Bear&Fox!
Well done on your Mathematical skills!


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Uvag gb dhrfgvba Ab1: Vs nyy perngherf unir 8 yrtf, ubj znal qb jr unir.

Uvag gb dhrfgvba Ab2: Qrgrezvar gur 6 ahzore qvtvg svefg, gel gb fcernq bhg gur ahzoref rirayl.

Uvag gb pnpur - Ng TM, n zvpeb vf uvqqra VAFVQR n cbyr juvpu vf shegurfg gb gur yrsg.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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