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# alphametic – In honor of David Hilbert’s birthday, January 23

We’ll assume the conventional guidelines of alphametics – that every letter corresponds to a distinct digit and we do not have main zeroes

First word that

The very best a number of of $$23$$ lower than $$HIL$$ has two digits, which suggests $$H=1$$. Additionally, this highest a number of have to be $$92$$ and so, $$D=4$$ and $$HIL$$ can’t be larger than $$115$$. Therefore $$I=0$$.

The division implies that $$ID instances 23 + 1 = RT$$ and since $$ID$$ is $$04$$, it have to be that $$RT$$ is $$93$$.

Now, word that $$V$$ is a two-digit a number of of $$23$$, and since $$V$$ can’t be $$1,3$$ or $$4$$ (already taken), it have to be that $$V=2$$. This places $$E=6$$ and $$A,L,B$$ have to be $$5,7,8$$ in some order.

A easy verify exhibits that $$A$$ can’t be $$8$$ (in any other case $$I=1$$) and $$A$$ can’t be $$5$$ (in any other case $$B=9$$). Therefore, $$A=7$$, $$L=8$$, $$B=5$$ and the division seems to be as follows Abstract

$$DAVID = 47204$$
$$HILBERT = 1085693$$

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