# Mixed Number Coding

In Mixed Number Coding type of questions, numbers are given corresponding to phrases. Selecting two phrases at a time, we have to find out the number code for each word and then arrive at the correct answer.

Example : In a certain code, '253' means 'books are old'; '546' means 'man is old' and '378' means 'buy good books'. What stands for 'are' in that code?

Solution : 2

In the first and second statements, the common code digit is '5' and the common word is 'old'. So, '5' means 'old'.
In the first and third statements, the common code digit is '3' and the common word is 'book'. So, '3' means 'books'.
Thus, in the first statement, '2' means 'are'.

Example : In a certain code, '975' means 'Throw away garbage'; '528' means 'Give away smoking' and '213' means 'Smoking is harmful'. Which digit in that code means 'Give'?

Solution : 8

In the first and second statements, the common code digit is '5' and the common word is 'away'. So, '5' means 'away'.
In the second and third statements, the common code digit is '2' and the common word is 'smoking'. So, '2' means 'smoking'.
Thus, in the second statement, '8' means 'Give'.

Example : In a certain code, '467' means 'leaves are green' ; '485' means 'green is good' and '639' means 'they are playing'. Which digit stands for 'leaves' in that code ?

Solution : 7

In the first and second statements, the coommon code digit is '4' and the common word is 'green'.
So, '4' means 'green'.
In the first and third statements, the common digit is '6' and the common word is 'are'.
So, '6' means 'are'.
Thus, in the first statements, '7' means 'leaves'.

Example : In a certain code, '253' means 'books are old';
'546' means 'man is old'  and
'378' means 'buy good books'.
What stands for 'are' in that code ?

Solution : 2

In the first and second statements, the commond code digit is '5' and the common word is 'old'.
So, '5' means 'old'.
In the first and third statements, the common code digit is '3' and the common word is 'books'.
So, '3' means 'books'.
Thus, in the first statements, '2' means 'are'.