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ivanv
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Re: Étonné  logic, math, crypto and programming problems
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Reply #25 on:
September 18, 2007, 09:23 AM »
Nice. Now I'll have to think a while about the f(x) question. Just a small pointer maybe?
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f(x) = ceiling
f(x) = palindrome
f(x) = ? (I don't know yet)
f(x) = breast
f(dessert) = distress
Am I going in the right direction?
TPReal
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Re: Étonné  logic, math, crypto and programming problems
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September 18, 2007, 09:36 AM »
First of all, read the question once again, very carefully, look especially on the
f(x) = x
part, because I think you misunderstood something a bit. But I also see you sort of found the clue. Think about synonyms to the words you gave.
ivanv
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Re: Étonné  logic, math, crypto and programming problems
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September 18, 2007, 10:12 AM »
I think I've found the third answer.
And you mean:
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f(height above ground) = top
?
I'll need to sleep on this one
TPReal
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September 18, 2007, 10:22 AM »
Still not exactly. It is said that for the four given values of x, it is true that f(x) = x. In other words
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f(height above ground) = height above ground
and so on. And think about some synonyms in the fifth equation.
gsades
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June 06, 2008, 01:48 PM »
I think I got the idea. This is my very first post here and I don't know how to hide text yet, so I won't be too specific. I understand that the first step is to find a synonym of "you", is it right? (hope it is!)
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