Puzzles & Games Word problem 2 - solved by Mizar

Discussion in 'Puzzles & Games' started by helenheaven, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    Of those numbers whose English representation in capital letters consists only of straight lines, only one number has a value equal to the number of straight line segments required to write it out. What number is this?

    [Edited on 25-11-2004 by helenheaven]
     
  2. Mizar

    Mizar Premium Member

    5?

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  3. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    try it this way...

    THREE

    so what number can be spelled in capitals with the same number of strokes as the number being spelled ?
     
  4. jazzgul

    jazzgul New Member

    SIX ?
     
  5. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    only straight lines
     
  6. Mizar

    Mizar Premium Member

    TWENTYNINE

    !!!!!
     
  7. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    WELL DONE MIZAR !
    SO FAST !

    GOOD ON YA!

    AWESOME JOB