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If 6acab - ac10b = b84a0 find number abc. Multiple solutions may exist.
If 87c19 - 40ba0 = 4bbb9 find number abc. Multiple solutions may exist.
NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 3280 using numbers [5, 9, 9, 1, 41, 232] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.

Jean-Baptiste-Gaspard Bochart de Saron

Born 16 Jan 1730; died 20 Apr 1794 at age 64.French lawyer and natural scientist who pursued his interest in astronomy both as a productive amatuer and a patron. He assembled a significant collection of astronomical instruments made by renowned craftsmen. He both utilized then himself and gave access to his academic colleagues. In collaboration with Charles Messier, who provided the data, he calculated orbits of comets, helping his friend find them again after they had disappeared behind the sun. He funded the publication of Laplace's Theory of the Movement and Elliptic Figure of the Planets (1784). Bochart made calculations for what was at first called Herschel's comet, supposing a circular orbit at twelve time the Sun-Saturn distance. This was refined by Laplace, and contributed to the discovery of Uranus. Bochart died as a politician guillotined during the French Revolution..«

Ballpen in space

When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity.
To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300 C.
The Russians used a pencil.

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