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Theme Math Problem


The problem below is in honor of this year’s (2013-14) campus theme, “Through the Eyes of Others.”  This kind of problem is called an alphametic. 

 In an alphametic, each letter must be replaced by a different digit.

Consider the alphametic                     OTHER
                                                            +       EYES
                                                                    SIGHT

The spirit of the campus theme is that we enlarge our own sight by considering the view through other eyes.  Thus, we are interested in finding the maximum value of  SIGHT  that is a solution for the alphametic.

Note: There are nine different letters that appear, so exactly nine of the ten digits 0 through 9 will be used in the solution.



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