1. ## Four Square

Each grid in the diagram is populated using the same method. What is the value of x?

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A hint for those who want one:

<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> The three digits in each of the bottom rows represents a three digit number.</span hide>

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Rob

I have been playing with this one on and off for a few days and it is driving me crazy. Any other pointers for me?

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Hi Jezza

<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The three digit numbers result from operations performed on the numbers above.</span hide>

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Heck...this will drive me crazy....(And I'm not refering to "The fine young cannibals!")

I'm thinking....i'm thinking.... <img src=/S/hmmn.gif border=0 alt=hmmn width=15 height=15>

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<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">x=2</span hide>
(thanks for the hints)

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That's a very confident answer Tony! You seem to be very sure of yourself!

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Of course, old chap! <img src=/S/bravo.gif border=0 alt=bravo width=16 height=30>

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Care to enlighten those of us who are still in the dark? TIA

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Sorry Hans, methinks I assumed too much:

<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> sum the product of the digits in row 1 and row 2. This produces the three digit number in row 3.</span hide>

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<img src=/S/thankyou.gif border=0 alt=thankyou width=40 height=15>

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<img src=/S/brickwall.gif border=0 alt=brickwall width=25 height=15> <img src=/S/crybaby.gif border=0 alt=crybaby width=15 height=15>

I had tried, cross referencing to other grids, changing them to letters to try if you had used Caesers box and on and on and then I found it was as easy as that <img src=/S/liar.gif border=0 alt=liar width=25 height=22> <img src=/S/noevil.gif border=0 alt=noevil width=25 height=17>

Nice one, good puzzle

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<img src=/S/thankyou.gif border=0 alt=thankyou width=40 height=15>

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