## Teaser 2796: George and the Dragon

**From The Sunday Times, 24th April 2016** [link]

Yesterday was St George’s day and to celebrate George getting even with the dragon I wrote down an addition sum. Then I replaced digits consistently by letters, using different letters for different digits, to give:

SAINT + GEORGE = DRAGONGiven that

GEORGEis even, what number isDRAGON?

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## Jim Randell 9:43 am

on15 July 2019 Permalink |This puzzle can be solved using the [[

`SubstitutedSum()`

]] solver from theenigma.pylibrary.The following run file executes in 153ms.

Run:[ @repl.it ]Solution:DRAGON = 932801.The full sum is: 72415 + 860386 = 932801. In this sum E=6.

There are two further solutions to the alphametic sum where E is odd:

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## GeoffR 1:02 pm

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