Posted by bea on .
The number whose digits have a sum the same as the digits in 36. This number is less than 50 and greater than 36.

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Jesse,
The sum of the digits of 36 is 9.
You are looking for a number that is between 36 and 45 and whose digits add up to 9. You could just run through the possibilities.
37 > 10
38 > 11
39 > 12
40 > 4
41 > 5
42 > 6
43 > 7
44 > 8
45 > 9
There you have it, the answer is 45. 
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bea,
thanks, Jesse

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Kellie,
45 is the only thing it could be.