-4
$\begingroup$

I couldn't find the exact solution for the following "Coding - Decoding" problem that I found in some exam paper. The question is as follows:

If blue is coded as 118 then colour is coded as?

$\endgroup$

closed as too broad by Deusovi, Alex, Aggie Kidd, JLee, LogicianWithAHat Aug 6 '15 at 14:43

Please edit the question to limit it to a specific problem with enough detail to identify an adequate answer. Avoid asking multiple distinct questions at once. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

  • 3
    $\begingroup$ ...then colour is coded as: number. Easy ;D $\endgroup$ – Avigrail Aug 6 '15 at 9:17
  • $\begingroup$ @Avigrail ... or as emergency service name :D (red is firefighters) $\endgroup$ – Diego Martinoia Aug 6 '15 at 10:14
  • $\begingroup$ When you spend time calculating things and you just notice that they are no math tag D: $\endgroup$ – The random guy Aug 6 '15 at 10:50
  • $\begingroup$ I think @Avigrail has got it and it's a crappy question :-) $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Aug 6 '15 at 10:54
  • $\begingroup$ The question is very vague but I attempted to answer it as best as possible. $\endgroup$ – warspyking Aug 6 '15 at 11:38
3
$\begingroup$

Colour is coded as

Number

Or maybe

Integer

Or possibly even

Whole Number

Why:

Colour is a generalized version of a specific colour, for example blue. So if blue is to 118, then we must generalize 118. Giving us "Number", "Integer", or "Whole Number"

$\endgroup$

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.