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Clark who is consecutive in nature, lives in California near the 100th street. Today he decided to take his palindromic boat and visit France. He booked a room which has a number of thrice a prime. Then he ordered Taco and Cola for his breakfast. The online food delivery site asked him to enter the codes of Taco and Cola.

The site provided the following hints:

Cola $\rightarrow$ 2 primes(not 7) + 2 sevens
Taco $\rightarrow$ 2 primes(not 7) + 2 sevens

Clark decided to contact Rubio who has 2 fours, 2 eights and a prime, to provide some help.

What are the codes of Taco and Cola ?


Bonus Question:

What is the code that corresponds to Rubio ?

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    $\begingroup$ I don't think Rubio is going to help unless you give him a diet coke. :P $\endgroup$
    – Sid
    Jul 24, 2019 at 16:16
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    $\begingroup$ ^ This. Absolutely this. $\endgroup$
    – Rubio
    Jul 24, 2019 at 23:43

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This refers to

Periodic table codes (ie. converting the words into elements, and then elements into their atomic numbers).

So

Cola

Co (Cobalt = 27) + La (Lanthanum = 57) -> 2757

Taco

Ta (Tantalum = 73) + Co (Cobalt = 27) -> 7327

Rubio

Ru (Ruthenium = 44) + Bi (Bismuth = 83) + O (Oxygen = 8) -> 44838

Note that Clark is consecutive in nature because

Clark = Cl + Ar + K -> 17 18 19 -> 171819

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  • $\begingroup$ As for the other hints given: "lives in California near the 100th street" - Californium has atomic number 98. "Today he decided to take his palindromic boat" - Googling this turns up "kayak". Dunno what to do with that. "and visit France. He booked a room which has a number of thrice a prime." - Francium has atomic number 87 = 3 * 29. $\endgroup$
    – Ed Murphy
    Apr 16 at 1:47

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