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Seize Your Chance To Win 2,000 Sapphires!

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falconjh420
25 April, 2017, 1:09 PM UTC
slasher  200
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Chong
25 April, 2017, 1:09 PM UTC
minus 100
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Unknown_Ranger
25 April, 2017, 1:10 PM UTC

-140 is the correct answer as per mathematical calculation order

(-100 is the answer if we use a calculator)
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Achilles77
25 April, 2017, 1:10 PM UTC

-140

assuming that the line 3 is 5 + 10 10 = 25, there is no operation between the 2 ( cross axes ) so i'm going 1 cross axe is half 1/2 of 20.
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simonbarsinister
25 April, 2017, 1:11 PM UTC
-140
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elportiellu
25 April, 2017, 1:12 PM UTC
Andrew Adamson said:

Solve this puzzle for your chance to win 2,000 Sapphires!


Leave a comment if wisdom and fortune are on your side!



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Miang
25 April, 2017, 1:14 PM UTC
-110
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DGEE
25 April, 2017, 1:16 PM UTC
35
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canniff
25 April, 2017, 1:17 PM UTC
1- 30x5 = -140     [ -140 is answer]
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sachsy300
25 April, 2017, 1:17 PM UTC

following the basic rules of mathematics and standard order of operations.... two answers are possible.


-154.472136 or -145.527864 are both correct.


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EDMILLCO
25 April, 2017, 1:17 PM UTC
-100
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guillermoabadie
25 April, 2017, 1:19 PM UTC
-140  is  the  number
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mihai.iliescu00
25 April, 2017, 1:19 PM UTC
-140
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Tarun Naskar
25 April, 2017, 1:20 PM UTC

It is really interesting.

I will assign symbol to each icon in the equation and solve as Linear algebra Problem :

Equation 1 : Lets assign symbol "A" to the sign

A+A+A=90, or 3A=90, or A=90/3, or A=30


Equation 2: Now we will assign symbol "B" to new icon of  Arrow quiver:

A-B-B=20, (we already know A=30), so equation 2 becomes:


30-2B=20, or -2B=20-30, or -2B=-10, or B=10/2, or B=5;


Now for Equation 3, we assign symbol "C"  for  set of axe, Now  we can see there is two set , also there is no plus (like equation 1) or minus sign (like equation 2)  , that means they are not addition or subtraction , but they are Multiplication (as xx=x*x=x^2 , a common notation in math) , so we can write equation 3 as:


B+C*C=25

plugging the value of B=5


5+C*C=25, or C^2=25-5, or C= sqrt(20); (sqrt=square root); or C=4.472134 or C= - 4.472134 (approx);

(Indeed, sqrt(x^2)=+x as well as -x , both answer is true)


now for final equation , there going to be two answer and both are mathematically equally valid 


For C= +4.472134
C-A*B= 4.472134-30*5= -145.527864 (approx) 


For C= - 4.472134

C-A*B= - 154.472136

No one can explain it better :P

Now give me my  2000 Sapphires 










 

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dmueller-seelze
25 April, 2017, 1:20 PM UTC
-50 ist die Antwort
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michellaverriere
25 April, 2017, 1:21 PM UTC
-140
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Little
25 April, 2017, 1:22 PM UTC
-110
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rusli_cu
25 April, 2017, 1:22 PM UTC
-100
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Hooverssmallengines
25 April, 2017, 1:23 PM UTC
-100
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nathanober.1
25 April, 2017, 1:23 PM UTC
140
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