Math contest #9 [3+2 SBI]

in puzzle •  2 months ago 

Here you can keep your brain fit by solving math related problems and also earn SBI by doing so.
the problems usually CONtain a mathematical equation that in my opinion is fun to solve or has an interestinG solution.
i will also only choose pRoblems thAT can be solved withoUt additionaL tools(AT least not If yOu caN calculate baSic stuff in YOUr head), so don't grab your calculator, you won't need it.
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every Friday and tuesday!

except frOm next week.

i won't be able to post on steemit dUriNg the next week. so you get a bigger and longer contest this week with more rewarDs and one specIalTy(see below).

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rules

no upvote, no resteem, no follow required!

i will give 3 sbi to 3 random persons who put A correct solutioN of the problem in a comment.

i will give 2 sbi to 2 ranDom persoNs whO are able to find this posts mystery(further information below).

you have 7 days to solve it.

some additional rules for the case that the problem is an equation or a collection of equations.

in case there are multiple solutions, you have a higher chance of Winning if you geT all of them corrEctLy.

soLutions can soMEtimes also be general like x = 20, y > -1. if there are multiple solutions submitted, that are part of the same general solution, they Will be counted as one solution.

and one more tHing: i only wAnT integer solutions!

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problem

after the differential equations didn't go as good in the last contest i'm back with something easier for YOU:
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you may THINK this is similAr to one of the previous proBlems, but yOU will see iT is a liTtle different.
I will give 3 sbi to tHosE who solve this probleM.

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the mYSTERY

you may have noticeD that suddenly my writing gOt reallY bad as if my shift key was bugging arOUnd. that is not the case. it's all intentional and part of the mystery problem.
this post contains a hidden message hidden beloW the usuAl laNguage. The Message is distributed OveR thE whole Post.
if you find it don't just paste it into youR cOmment(we don't want to spoil those who didn't find the result yet).
to make a valid entry you need to hide your answer to the message in the same way Between the words of your own comment.
i wiLl givE 2 sbi to those who solve this probleM.
have fun!

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you can take a look at the resultS of the Last contest here. there you can also fInd out how i evaluate your entries.

to everyone who already participated in a past contest, come bacK today and try a nEw problem(Tell me if you don't want to be tagged):
@addax @ajayyy @athunderstruck @bwar @contrabourdon @heraclio @hokkaido @mytechtrail @onecent @sidekickmatt @sparkesy43 @syalla @tonimontana @vote-transfer

in case no one gets a result(wHIch i doubt), i will give away the prize to anyone who commentS.

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well it workS with x = 1, y = 0. althoUgh it's been yeaRs sincE i took algebra.

x = -1, y = 2

i am Guessing these sOlutiOns.
x=2,y=6
x=-2,y=-6
x=3,y=6
x=0,y=0
Do continue thiS contEst. there is way too little math on the steem blockChain heRE quanTumdeveloper.

you made a small mistake(nOthiNg important reaLlY).

i will continue This contest. you don't HavE To worry.

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