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JANUARY 2017 PUZZLE - "Keys to the Answer"
Submitted by Dave Thomas
Consider the calculator above. Assume that some non-zero number such as 1.0 has been placed into memory (MRC = memory recall). Now, consider the following sequence of calculator key strokes.
The February Bonus: If the sequence above is repeated many times, what is the eventual value of MRC, and how is that related to the first key in the sequence (7)?
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Paul Braterman (UK)
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Mike Arms (NM)
Eric Hanczyc (WA)