Pythagoras wants to…

If 1a,2b,20k,50v and 600x

Then what is 100 10 1000 3 ?  

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When I googled ‘Greek numbers’ because of the Pythagoras hint I found:

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The numbers in the top half of the puzzle seem to be next to their Greek Letter counterpart.

So converting the numbers in the bottom half into Greek letters you get.


  • $\begingroup$ Yes this is correct good job! $\endgroup$ Feb 12 at 14:30
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    $\begingroup$ Can’t believe this was unanswered for 5 hours. $\endgroup$
    – PDT
    Feb 12 at 14:54
  • $\begingroup$ @PDT Perhaps the others who went as far thought "eub nycun vbgn tnzzn? euvnt? anu, gung pna'g or vg" $\endgroup$
    – Stef
    Feb 12 at 23:05
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    $\begingroup$ I can’t believe I didn’t see it right away, as I was recently dealing with Greek numbers… $\endgroup$ Feb 13 at 2:46
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    $\begingroup$ @PierrePaquette I can’t remember how many times I have felt something similar after finding out the solution to a puzzle lol. $\endgroup$
    – PDT
    Feb 13 at 11:02

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