# A cipher that really actually isn't

Clue 1:

$$8^1$$, $$6^1$$, $$15^2$$, $$15^3$$, $$5^3$$, $$2^4$$, $$2^4$$, $$4^4$$, $$3^5$$, $$3^5$$, $$3^5$$, $$3^6$$, $$11^6$$, $$5^7$$, $$2^7$$
$$7^1$$, $$2^1$$, $$19^2$$, $$18^3$$, $$5^3$$, $$6^4$$, $$6^4$$, $$6^4$$, $$7^5$$, $$7^5$$, $$1^5$$, $$7^6$$, $$7^6$$, $$1^7$$, $$6^7$$

Clue 2:

You cannot multiply anything by zero. The answer is always zero. Thus, if you zero zero multiply zero multiply zero multiply zero multiply zero multiply zero multiply zero and you divide it into two, you get the answer.

What word am I?

Hint 1:

You need both clues to solve the puzzle

Hint 2:

Hint 3:

Divide the second part into two

Hint 4:

Write down the second statement

STRING

By doing:

HINT 2: Adding the same squares together and assigning alphabets in the A1Z26 format we get "NOTHING IS WRONG"

Then:

Writing down the second clue we get 00X0X0X0X0X0X0, which has the same number of characters as NOTHINGISWRONG

Hence:

Using Hint 3, classifying (dividing into 2) the letters from NOTHINGISWRONG using the positions of 0s and Xs, we get NOHNIWOG and TIGSRN. The first word is ignored because they're all zeros as per Clue 2.

Finally,

An anagram of the second word TIGSRN is STRING

• Welcome to puzzling! Congrats, that IS the correct answer! Well done! – UnidentifiedX Mar 6 at 13:14