CV133 - Finish the Equation

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Finish the Equation
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Puzzle Number 133
Puzzle Name Finish the Equation
Picarats Given 70 Picarats
Type Placement
Location Layton's Challenges
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This is the one hundred and thirty-third puzzle that appears in Professor Layton and the Curious Village. This puzzle can be accessed through Professor Layton's Challenges. In order to solve this puzzle, you must arrange the numbers to create a valid equation.

Contents

[edit] Hints

Hint One
    Thinking in fractions is the key to success.

Hint Two
    As the first hint suggested, don't try and calculate out hard numbers for this puzzle. Within the parentheses, you will encounter some odd fractions. Keep these in fraction form for the remainder of the problem.

    After all is said and done, as long as your numerator is 10 times larger than your denominator, you've found your answer.

Hint Three
    The eight goes in the rightmost slot.

    Your goal is to arrange the numbers so that everything to the left of the equal sign calculates out to 40/4.


[edit] Messages

[edit] When Failed

Give it another try!

Don't get frustrated with the puzzle. Stick with it and you will find the solution.

[edit] When Completed

Sharp thinking!

You have to think in fractions to solve this one. If you don't realize this early on, this puzzle can really be a bear to solve.

[edit] Solution

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Arrange the numbers as shown.

[edit] Progress

5133 Picarats and 200 Hint Coins.



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