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Dalthorp, Daniel ddalthorp at usgs.gov
Fri Oct 7 01:19:54 CEST 2016

```The answer is 42 (in base 13). The question is "What do you get when you
multiply six by nine?"

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 3:54 PM, Jim Lemon <drjimlemon at gmail.com> wrote:

> No, I'm quite certain that the answer is:
>
> 7*6 = 3*2^4 - 36/6
>
> but I don't know the question
>
> Jim
>
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 9:48 AM, Dalthorp, Daniel <ddalthorp at usgs.gov>
> wrote:
> >
> > 6*9 = (4)*13^1 + (2)*13^0
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 3:26 PM, Jim Lemon <drjimlemon at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> It certainly does. As we are often confronted with requests for
> >> solutions of problems so minimally defined as to challenge the most
> >> eminent mindreader, this excels. We have a meta-problem as the
> >> supplicant him- (or her-, I cannot even ascertain this) does not
> >> appear to know what it is. Thus me are asked to both pose and solve
> >> the problem. While this may seem trivial to the casual reader, we must
> >> to state the question.
> >>
> >> Pardon the enthusiasm - I have just solved two gratuitous problems and
> >> I was, so to speak, primed for this message.
> >>
> >> Jim
> >>
> >> On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 7:20 AM, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz>
> >> wrote:
> >> > On 06/10/16 20:55, abhishek pandey wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> kindly solve my problem sir.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > That's it, in its entirety.  Shouldn't that win some sort of prize?
> >> >
> >> > cheers,
> >> >
> >> > Rolf Turner
> >> >
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> >
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> > Dan Dalthorp, PhD
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> > Corvallis, OR 97331
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Dan Dalthorp, PhD
USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Forest Sciences Lab, Rm 189
3200 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
ph: 541-750-0953
ddalthorp at usgs.gov

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