1993 UNCO Math Contest II Problems/Problem 7

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Problem

Choose four numbers by circling exactly one number in each horizontal row, and one number in each vertical column. Compute the product of these four numbers. Explain clearly why the same product results no matter which selection of this type of four numbers you make.

\[\begin{tabular}{|cccc|} \hline 10 & 15 & 35 & 20 \\ 2& 3& 7& 4\\ 8& 12& 28& 16\\ 12& 18& 42& 24\\ \hline \end{tabular}\]


Solution

See also

1993 UNCO Math Contest II (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 6
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Problem 8
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