# Tricky Math: Number of the BEAST

wolfgang59
Posers and Puzzles 19 Nov '15 10:22
1. wolfgang59
19 Nov '15 10:22
If
223 = 0
334 = 1
445 = 2
556 = 1
667 = 2
778 = 2
889 = 5

What is 666?
2. coquette
20 Nov '15 04:021 edit
Originally posted by wolfgang59
If
223 = 0
334 = 1
445 = 2
556 = 1
667 = 2
778 = 2
889 = 5

What is 666?
990,990,990
3. wolfgang59
20 Nov '15 05:15
Originally posted by coquette
990,990,990
Thanks for trying ... but the answer is between 0 & 9
4. AThousandYoung
All My Soldiers...
20 Nov '15 19:49
Originally posted by wolfgang59
If
223 = 0
334 = 1
445 = 2
556 = 1
667 = 2
778 = 2
889 = 5

What is 666?
3
5. wolfgang59
21 Nov '15 02:10
Originally posted by AThousandYoung
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Correct
6. AThousandYoung
All My Soldiers...
29 Nov '15 23:04
Originally posted by coquette
990,990,990
=9
7. wolfgang59
01 Dec '15 06:37
Originally posted by AThousandYoung
=9
Yes ... things must be slow in the other fora.
8. AThousandYoung
All My Soldiers...
02 Dec '15 20:58
If

223 = 3
334 = 2
445 = 1
556 = 3
667 = 2
778 = 1
889 = 3

What is 666?
9. wolfgang59
03 Dec '15 08:28
Originally posted by AThousandYoung
If

223 = 3
334 = 2
445 = 1
556 = 3
667 = 2
778 = 1
889 = 3

What is 666?
2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 are worth 1
4 and 7 are worth 0

666 = 3
10. AThousandYoung
All My Soldiers...
05 Dec '15 18:572 edits
Correct.

If

223 = 2
334 = 3
445 = 8
556 = 4
667 = 2
778 = 4
889 = 0

What is 666?
11. wolfgang59
11 Dec '15 07:57
Originally posted by AThousandYoung
Correct.

If

223 = 2
334 = 3
445 = 8
556 = 4
667 = 2
778 = 4
889 = 0

What is 666?
A solution (there are others)
is
2=1
3=0
4=3
5=2
6=0
7=2
8=0
9=0

666 = 0
+
12. AThousandYoung
All My Soldiers...
11 Dec '15 18:14
Yes.

Why does 4=3 and 6=0?
13. wolfgang59
12 Dec '15 00:50
Originally posted by AThousandYoung
Yes.

Why does 4=3 and 6=0?
No idea .. just solved it algebraically ðŸ˜•
14. AThousandYoung
All My Soldiers...
12 Dec '15 01:58
Originally posted by wolfgang59
No idea .. just solved it algebraically ðŸ˜•
The first post was about the number of holes in each digit. Same sort of reasoning applies here.
15. JerryH
Hyperbole Happy
27 Dec '15 15:58
Originally posted by AThousandYoung
The first post was about the number of holes in each digit. Same sort of reasoning applies here.
Straight pen strokes in figure?

223 = 7
334 = 6
445 = 5
556 = 10
667 = 7
778 = 14
889 = 0
666 = ?