It has been swohn that to raed a txet the oedrr in which the lrtetes of each idniaduvl word aepapr is not ipmotanrt, so lnog as the fsrit and lsat ltetres are the correct oens. This is not the case with nmuebrs baecsue if one slcarbmes the ditgis of a nmbeur it is not psisolbe to wrok out what the ogirianl nemubr was.
Tehre are, hevoewr, cirtaen cesas in wchih tehre is sifuficnet inmoartfion to fnid out the onriiagl neumbrs if olny the interior diigts of each of them wree mixed wilhe the fsirt and lsat digtis wree lfet untaelred. Scuh is the case in the fonlwloig aditiodn:
Can you rseotre the oigrianl atdiiodn and its sum?
34,614 52,876 + 72,548 -------- 187,308
Source: Beatriz Viterbo