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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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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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thanks, Jesse

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45 is the only thing it could be.

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