# Tagged Questions

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### Coded language puzzle!! [closed]

Here is a puzzle I can't crack. It goes like this: In a certain coded language MANGO=3/5 ORANGE=2/6 APPLE=1/5 Then, POTATO=?? The answer is 5/6. I would like to know to arrive at the answer.
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### How to determine which encryption system is being used?

I came across this question in a local contest. I was not able to solve it at that time. Also, no solution was provided. I was wondering if someone can help me to understand how to tackle this kind ...
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### Diagramatic Puzzle

This is the Puzzle: and this is the hint: and the answer seems to be 000111 but I have absolutely no idea how it is done. Can anyonw help me out here? That's the puzzle. There are no other ...
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### What are the digits that make this equation true in this cryptarithm?

Can you find digits that make the equations true in the following alphametic puzzle (cryptarithm)? $$RE + MI = FA$$ $$DO + SI = MI$$ $$LA + SI = SOL$$ Zero may be a possible variable No one digit ...
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### Cryptography puzzle

I'm currently broadening my knowledge in cryptography (or, at least, am trying to) and so I stumbled upon a puzzle I can't crack. It goes like this: You're given a set of pairs. The second number is ...
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### How can four employees calculate the average of their salaries without knowing other's salary using RSA?

I know of a solution. But this has a limitation that information is partially passed around and there needs some trust level. I'm wondering if any variant of public-private key (e.g. RSA) algorithm ...
Each of n persons draws a card from a shuffled deck of $k$ cards numbered from $1$ to $k$. There are at least as many cards as persons. The winner is the person who is holding the largest card. If ...