Can you decode the following well known saying. Each encoded letter represents more than one real letter:
B DBBCC, DBADABCDA B AC
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Hint: The first word is I.
Answer: I think, therefore I am.
A represents a, b, c, d and e. B represents f, g, h, i and j. C represents k, l, m, n and o. D represents p, q, r, s and t. E represents u, v, w, x, y and z. F represents z.
What letter comes next in this sequence:
A O E A O T F ==?==
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Hint: This is quite a common alphabet.
The last letter from hoteL, which is H in the phonetic alphabet, alphA, bravO, charliE, etc.
Find an word which is singular, add an 's' and it becomes plural, and add another 's' it becomes singular again?
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Hint: One of answers involves royalty.
Answer: Prince, princes, princess.
Bra, bras, brass.
A similar change is care, cares, caress, but these are not nouns.
What number comes next in this sequence:
1 4 11 20 31 44 ==?==
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Hint: A tricky base 8 question.
Each term is a square expressed in base eight, 7 2=49 >> 61 in base 8.