tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post1146659030159807094..comments2023-01-28T10:06:36.129-05:00Comments on Question of the day: Capital NumbersAnonymoushttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comBlogger13125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-63941332912089885022010-05-28T19:46:23.107-04:002010-05-28T19:46:23.107-04:00sorry, and the Y is worth 3sorry, and the Y is worth 3Betsihttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05658932178767356523noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-71224780221682279562010-05-28T19:45:30.133-04:002010-05-28T19:45:30.133-04:00if the W is worth 4 and the I is worth 1, then 29 ...if the W is worth 4 and the I is worth 1, then 29 worksBetsihttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05658932178767356523noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-34351148562528754112010-04-10T13:25:15.778-04:002010-04-10T13:25:15.778-04:00Isn't a W worth 4?Isn't a W worth 4?zoehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06724506510935761458noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-54771226288471468292010-04-09T09:36:46.449-04:002010-04-09T09:36:46.449-04:00I believe TWENTY NINE works.
T = 2
W = 3
E = 4
N...I believe TWENTY NINE works. <br />T = 2<br />W = 3<br />E = 4<br />N = 3<br />T = 2<br />Y = 2<br />-----<br /> 16<br />N = 3<br />I = 3<br />N = 3<br />E = 4<br />-----<br /> 13<br />For a total of 29.<br /><br />The Y is tricky, I'm thinking. <br /><br />S = 0<br />I = 3<br />X = 2<br />T = 2<br />E = 4<br />E = 4<br />N = 3<br />------<br /> 18<br />Unless you think of a capital I as one line, in which case SIXTEEN works.Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-85454284360456371232010-04-09T04:03:20.642-04:002010-04-09T04:03:20.642-04:00a-
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That is 5 with 5 lines. (look at ...a-<br />|a<br />a-<br />aa|<br />a-<br /><br />That is 5 with 5 lines. (look at only the lines and ignore the 'a's)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-63640702576182720712010-04-08T15:18:54.825-04:002010-04-08T15:18:54.825-04:00That's what I originally thought Tabitha and I...That's what I originally thought Tabitha and I tried to work it out eliminating any number with S, R, G or O in the spelling. However, in Mike's example, he uses ONE and TWO, and only counts the straight lines from the letters with straight line segments....zoehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06724506510935761458noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-17456705223752156112010-04-08T14:38:45.767-04:002010-04-08T14:38:45.767-04:00Oh, I got one! TWENTY-NINE has 29 lines (depending...Oh, I got one! TWENTY-NINE has 29 lines (depending how you write your capital letters). I did it by making my "Y" with two lines (one long one like a backslash, and a shorter one in the opposite direction), and my "I" with one line down, without adding the two lines across the top and bottom.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-83099170198426355312010-04-08T14:27:00.988-04:002010-04-08T14:27:00.988-04:00Zoe's answer makes sense, except that my under...Zoe's answer makes sense, except that my understanding of the question was that we're looking at numbers whose capitalized spellings consist ONLY of letters which can be written with straight lines (therefore the "S" in SIXTEEN eliminates it as a possibility). I tried FIVE, NINE, TEN, ELEVEN, TWELVE, FIFTEEN, NINETEEN, and TWENTY, but the number of lines doesn't match up to the actual number, so I'm at a loss unless I keep going with higher numbers...Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-9010943611219989632010-04-08T13:57:58.690-04:002010-04-08T13:57:58.690-04:00SIXTEENSIXTEENzoehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06724506510935761458noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-65027117126734496122010-04-08T13:38:11.363-04:002010-04-08T13:38:11.363-04:00FOUR?FOUR?|Ashwini Shenoy| |Advocatus Diaboli| |Rusty Writing|https://www.blogger.com/profile/14125408386813378136noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-90599352412123638722010-04-08T12:55:33.835-04:002010-04-08T12:55:33.835-04:00It does, thanks!It does, thanks!zoehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06724506510935761458noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-88510780092710651662010-04-08T11:57:27.331-04:002010-04-08T11:57:27.331-04:00Hi Zoe,
Maybe a couple of examples would be best:
...Hi Zoe,<br />Maybe a couple of examples would be best:<br /><br />ONE has seven straight line segments (N has three, E has four, while O has 0).<br /><br />TWO has five straight line segments (T has two line segments, W has three, O has 0).<br /><br />Does that help?Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-58963331384144106352010-04-08T09:55:24.523-04:002010-04-08T09:55:24.523-04:00I don't understand the question, do you mean, ...I don't understand the question, do you mean, numbers such as TWO and THREE are excluded because of the O and the R?zoehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06724506510935761458noreply@blogger.com