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==Solution==
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First letters of area code states spell out DCCVII or 707, which is a California area code.
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==Theories==
 
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# WI * MO = 30*24 = '''720'''
 
# WI * MO = 30*24 = '''720'''
 
# AR * IN = 25*19 = '''475'''
 
# AR * IN = 25*19 = '''475'''
# CA * VT =  
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# CA * VT = 31*14 = '''434'''
# MA * MN
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# MA * MN =  7*32 = '''224'''
# MI * RI =
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# MI * RI = 20*13 = '''260'''
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==Area Codes==
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# 202 - District of Columbia
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# 720 - Colorado (Boulder, Longmont, Aurora, Denver and central Colorado)
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# 475 - Connecticut (Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury and southwestern Connecticut)
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# 434 - Virginia (Lynchburg, Danville, Farmville, South Hill, Charlottesville; south central and Southside Virginia)
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# 224 - Illinois (Waukegan, Des Plaines, northwest Chicago suburbs and northeastern Illinois)
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# 260 - Indiana (Fort Wayne, Decatur, Angola, Wabash and northeastern Indiana)

Latest revision as of 07:38, 30 August 2006

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Solution

First letters of area code states spell out DCCVII or 707, which is a California area code.

California

Theories

Each state represents the order in which it was admitted to the union. Hence HI*TN = 50*16=800. --Jcone 08:13, 30 August 2006 (EDT)

Equations

  1. ME * NH - CT = 23*9-5=202
  2. WI * MO = 30*24 = 720
  3. AR * IN = 25*19 = 475
  4. CA * VT = 31*14 = 434
  5. MA * MN = 7*32 = 224
  6. MI * RI = 20*13 = 260

Area Codes

  1. 202 - District of Columbia
  2. 720 - Colorado (Boulder, Longmont, Aurora, Denver and central Colorado)
  3. 475 - Connecticut (Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury and southwestern Connecticut)
  4. 434 - Virginia (Lynchburg, Danville, Farmville, South Hill, Charlottesville; south central and Southside Virginia)
  5. 224 - Illinois (Waukegan, Des Plaines, northwest Chicago suburbs and northeastern Illinois)
  6. 260 - Indiana (Fort Wayne, Decatur, Angola, Wabash and northeastern Indiana)