Weekly Brain Teaser


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This week’s brain teaser

Solve the following with the conditions given:

DA – BC = BD

a) All the numbers used A, B, C and D are prime

b) The answer BD is also a prime number

c) The numbers DA and BC are not prime

d) Also the number A < C

Find the numbers A, B, C and D

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  1. A = 2
    B = 3
    C = 5
    D = 7

    DA ( 72 ) – BC ( 35 ) = BD ( 37 )

    Not Prime: 72, 35
    Prime: 37

  2. Just to clarify, the pairs (B & D, D & A, B & C) represent individual numbers not multiples.

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