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1. (Original post by Khodu)
which part is confusing you? Id say draw out a blank box 1-10 and write in box values as you need them, itll probably help keep track of which number is where.
2. (Original post by DylanJ42)
which part is confusing you? Id say draw out a blank box 1-10 and write in box values as you need them, itll probably help keep track of which number is where.
I got

28, not sure how they got 32

so

1) 2+3=5
2) 5+2=7
3) 7*4=28
3. (Original post by Khodu)
I got

28, not sure how they got 32

so

1) 2+3=5
2) 5+2=7
3) 7*4=28
oh, the second command/instruction says to add 5 to the number in the box whos number in is box 6. The number in box 6 is 2. So they are asking you to add 5 to the number in box 2. (the number in box 6 is telling you the box number you need to go to, you dont actually add the value in box 6 to the number 5)
4. (Original post by DylanJ42)
oh, the second command/instruction says to add 5 to the number in the box whos number in is box 6. The number in box 6 is 2. So they are asking you to add 5 to the number in box 2. (the number in box 6 is telling you the box number you need to go to, you dont actually add the value in box 6 to the number 5)
AH

So

1) 2+5=85
2) 5+8
3) 8*4=32

great.

5. (Original post by Khodu)
AH

So

1) 2+5=85
2) 5+8
3) 8*4=32

great.

See the photo, imo thats the bet way to do these types of questions, Ive done 1-4 for you just so you can see how its done. Post your workings if you get stuck

6. (Original post by DylanJ42)
See the photo, imo thats the bet way to do these types of questions, Ive done 1-4 for you just so you can see how its done. Post your workings if you get stuck

i got stuck on the third part when it came to changing instructions

7. (Original post by Khodu)
i got stuck on the third part when it came to changing instructions

okay so originally instruction 2 is; "find the value of box 1 + value of box 2 and put it in box 1"

instruction 3 tells you to change "instruction 2 by increasing the box number of the second box by 1"

so instruction 3 is making instruction 2 read; "find the value of box 1 + value of box 3 and put it in box 1"

if you were to apply instruction 3 again instruction 2 would become" find the value of box 1 + value of box 4 and put it in box 1"

does that make sense? instruction 3 doesn't change the values of any boxes, it only changes instruction 2
8. (Original post by DylanJ42)
See the photo, imo thats the bet way to do these types of questions, Ive done 1-4 for you just so you can see how its done. Post your workings if you get stuck

think i got it did i?

9. (Original post by Khodu)
think i got it did i?x
yep thats it, one thing though which is my fault, I misread instruction 4, it wants you to compare the actual box number to the value of box 8. The answer still works out the same though (luckily)

well done
10. (Original post by DylanJ42)
yep thats it, one thing though which is my fault, I misread instruction 4, it wants you to compare the actual box number to the value of box 8. The answer still works out the same though (luckily)

well done
aahh, I see, I didn't notice that too. I was comparing the value inside the box to the value in box 8

thank you..

I am now doing this one. But if you are busy/not bothered not to worry. I have work now, but will be back in 2 hours. Thanks Dylan, you've been such a great help. I have 11 of these to get through and have been procrastinating with my fridge all day!

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I'll PM you the questions. If you have time, could you try them out? Then we can compare answers. If not, thanks anyway!
11. (Original post by Khodu)
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once you are back post your workings for them here if you get stuck and someone will help you out

12. (Original post by DylanJ42)
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kinda stuck :/
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