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I am a food, I have only three letters in my name; Leave the first, I still sound the same. What am I?
NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 1968 using numbers [3, 8, 6, 3, 78, 509] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.
If 1c216 + 5a259 = 6cb75 find number abc. Multiple solutions may exist.

Sir Arthur Whitten Brown

Born 23 Jul 1886; died 4 Oct 1948 at age 62.Scottish aviator, who was navigator with pilot Capt. John W. Alcockcompleted the first nonstop airplane crossing of the Atlantic, on 15 Jun 1919, in a Vickers Vimy, named after a battle in WW I. Brown began his career in engineering before the outbreak of WW I. Like Alcock, Brown also became a prisoner of war, after being shot down over Germany. Once released, Brown continued to develop his aerial navigation skills. While visiting the engineering firm of Vickers he was asked if he would be the navigator for the proposed transatlantic flight. By joining forces with the firm Vickers, Alcock and Brown entered a competition for the first direct transatlantic flight, set up by the Daily Mail newspaper, with a prize of ten thousand pounds.

When I die

'When I die, I want to go peacefully like my grandfather did – in his sleep. Not yelling and screaming like the passengers in his car.'

Bob Monkhouse (1928-2003)

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