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    Self Descriptive Numbers

    OK, So I'm helping hit Jnr with his homework and this has me stumped!

    We need a text that describes a number and used the same amount of characters (no numbers, spaces, symbols or punctuation). So:
    8 = TWOCUBED
    10 = SIXADDFOUR
    20=FOURMULTIPLIEDBYFIVE

    We have worked out all of them from 8 to 20 apart from the number 9! It's driving us nuts! Can anyone come up with one?
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    PISQUARED is the closest I've got so far :-)

    Try using the LEN function in excel

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve View Post
    PISQUARED is the closest I've got so far :-)

    Try using the LEN function in excel
    Indeed, that's how I got most of the others in an excel spreadsheet. PISQUARED might do it I guess, close enough with some rounding down

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    The best I've come up with so far are a bit of a cheat

    ONEANDATE (bad spelling )
    SIXNTHREE (N is a poor abbreviation of AND)

    oh and

    TRITHREES
    Last edited by elsiegee40; 4th November 2012 at 08:29 PM.

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    NINEPLUS0?

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
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    That's 27 not 9

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    oh yeah doh!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
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    thats 27 unfortunately

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    NINEPLUS0?
    No numerals alowed

    aint this a bitch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    NINEALONE
    SWEET, I think we have a winner

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    @plexer: Disqualified, no numerals.

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    No numbers damn

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    This is harder than it looks. I think elsiegee40 has the best answer so far.

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