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A solution to last week's challenge can be found here.
For this week's challenge, we will use Designer to solve/prove a classic verbal arithmetic problem. In this case, each letter in the equation "SEND + MORE = MONEY" will have a unique value between 0 and 9. Your job is to find the solution that makes the equation true.
Fun challenge reminds me of the deciphering challenge.
Workflow: to find keys
Cheers and Happy Analyzing 🙂
There are certainly smarter ways of tackling this than this brute-force approach...
Used Python to generate the permutations as I find it easier than having a nested macro here.
But there are more potential solutions (or I am misunderstanding something)
Edit: Ok, following the link in the description of the problem
the leading digit of a multi-digit number must not be zero
I used a brute-force approach to make the workflow. But it takes too long time. It is not useful workflow.
I added only two conditions that are immediately turning out.
1. "m" and "s" is not Zero
2. "m" equal One
It takes for 6 minutes 27 seconds.
Maybe I'll be back to make efficient workflow.
Real fun. Used a kind of "smart brute force" reducing the number of possible solutions step by step.
I am not proud of this brute force solution at all! Looking forward to seeing more elegant solutions. Video solution here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1MkKk31kDE&list=PL18SpOXDj-KMUD4YwWC5vZaUsIa7drxNZ&index=43&t=9s
Great challenge. I successfully reinvented the wheel.