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Taking the first two equations we see that <math>29a+14=13b</math>. Combining the two gives <math>a=4, b=10</math>. Then we see that <math>222 \times 4+37 \times1=\boxed{925}</math>. | Taking the first two equations we see that <math>29a+14=13b</math>. Combining the two gives <math>a=4, b=10</math>. Then we see that <math>222 \times 4+37 \times1=\boxed{925}</math>. | ||
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The number can be written in base as , can be written in base as , and can be written in base as , where . Find the base- representation of .
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We have these equations: . Taking the last two we get . Because otherwise , and , .
Then we know . Taking the first two equations we see that . Combining the two gives . Then we see that .
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