New Zealand is 64

Argentina is 54

Then Austria is?? Need Two answers with explanation


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    $\begingroup$ Johnny has two apples. Jerry has three pears. And Georgia has a peach. From this, derive a complete unified field theory of physics. Give three examples Show your work. $\endgroup$ – Bob Jarvis - Reinstate Monica Mar 24 '20 at 22:43
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    $\begingroup$ Who is Spain? Why is Hitler? When is right? $\endgroup$ – curiousdannii Mar 25 '20 at 3:24

If New Zealand is 64 and Argentina is 54, then Austria is:

43 or 34


1. The international dialling codes for these countries are +64 (New Zealand), +54 (Argentina) and +43 (Austria);


2. There are 6 consonants and 4 vowels in 'NEW ZEALAND', 5 consonants and 4 vowels in 'ARGENTINA', and 3 consonants and 4 vowels in 'AUSTRIA'.

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    $\begingroup$ Ooooooh nice I did not see that second answer at all lol, well done!! $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Mar 24 '20 at 12:40
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    $\begingroup$ Now I'm curious. Do any other countries have this property? $\endgroup$ – Darrel Hoffman Mar 25 '20 at 14:17
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    $\begingroup$ @DarrelHoffman After a quick scan down the two-digit list, I can't spot any others. There are a few 'near misses' (like France: 33 vs 42), but there's a huge amount of 3-digit countries who aren't even eligible for this right off the bat... Looks like these 2 might be the only ones (though I'm sure someone might be able to devise different valid rules based on some other criteria instead...). $\endgroup$ – Stiv Mar 25 '20 at 15:26
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    $\begingroup$ if you ask the Catalans how its spelled, Espanya: 34 would work $\endgroup$ – Hatman Mar 25 '20 at 17:33
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    $\begingroup$ @VassilisParassidis Yes, but none of those countries has the international dialling code +33 (that’s France, which has four consonants and two vowels). $\endgroup$ – Janus Bahs Jacquet Mar 26 '20 at 9:33

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