A four-letter name is encoded A=0 to Z=25. Find a name that satisfies:

The sum of the integers answers all,
their product is like a boob,
and their range is X.

Order the integers by increasing length of their English spelling. If equal length, then alphabetically.


1 Answer 1



The numbers being

4, 11, 14, 13

Their sum being

42 the answer to life, the universe and everything per THHGTTG

Their product being

8008 which reads BOOB on a calculator

Their range being

10 per the Roman numeral X

The solution was found

By factoring 8008 as $2^3\cdot7\cdot11\cdot 13$ and then finding the only factorisation into 4 numbers with a range of 10.


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