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StringsRadix

Solving this puzzle validates that you can manage string manipulation (split, concatenation, conversion), array arithmetics. You may discover the vigesimal (base twenty numeral) system.

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Statement

The goal of this puzzle is to make you compute an arithmetic operation from two mayan number. This puzzle make you discover computation in base 20 (used by mayans). It will make you play a lot with string to digits conversions and mechanics to store their values in associative arrays.

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Story

We all know now that the world did not end on December 21st 2012. But it's true that it is easy to misread mayan calculations, because their numeral system is so complicated!

Help us find the date of the next apocalypse, decyphering messages from an other time.

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