# SOLUTION: Recently a very wealthy individual died and left a large amount of money to be distributed to two individuals. The problem was that this person did not tell anybody who these two p

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numeric Fractions Question 60875: Recently a very wealthy individual died and left a large amount of money to be distributed to two individuals. The problem was that this person did not tell anybody who these two people were. This rather cryptic message was left to help someone solve the mystery. Social security numbers have nine digits. Assuming there is a unique social security number for each person, find the number that contains no 0's and the first number from the left is divisible by 1, the first two numbers from the left are divisible by 2, the first three numbers from the left are divisble by three and so on. No number is used twice. What is the number?? There are two hints below that might help. Hint 1: Know and use the divisbility rules Hint 2: A 5 is the fifth numberAnswer by joyofmath(189)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!This is a challenging problem. I did it with logic and some brute force. The answer is 381654729. If you google for this number you'll get a number of hits. Here's one URL that shows how to get the answer: http://jwilson.coe.uga.edu/emt725/Class/Lanier/Nine.Digit/nine.html