I am (kind of) a number

That ends with a number

I get enraged

When you add a starting number

I become a criminal

When you add a different starting number

What four letter word am I?

  • $\begingroup$ What is meant by starting number, or we have to figure it out ourselves? $\endgroup$
    – I'm Nobody
    Mar 1, 2022 at 13:55
  • $\begingroup$ rot 13 ahzore ng gur fgneg bs gur jbeq $\endgroup$
    – DrD
    Mar 1, 2022 at 13:58

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I am a (kind of) number that ends with a number

rate - used to specify a number e.g. interest rate, and it ends with the number e

I get enraged when you add a starting number

irate - by adding the number i

I become a criminal when you add a different number

pirate - by adding the number pi

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    $\begingroup$ rot13(Nyfb "ngr" pbhyq or frra nf cubargvpnyyl fvzvyvne gb "rvtug", juvpu bs pbhefr vf nyfb n ahzore.) $\endgroup$ Mar 3, 2022 at 12:56
  • $\begingroup$ For anyone who is confused (like I was), the letter e is also the irrational constant 2.718281828... and i refers to the imaginary unit which is equal to the square root of -1 $\endgroup$
    – Some Guy
    Mar 3, 2022 at 22:16

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