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Substitution ciphers are ciphers in which each alphabetical character is mapped with another character in a one-to-one fashion. The following string

The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog

when encrypted becomes

'fzq kpgwj vxbsa rbh lpniqe bdqx fzq uomy ebt'

Based on the substitution above, your task is to decipher the text below. Once the text is deciphered, the answer shall be obvious.

''rbpxfy fsb''. Acc to BRILLIANT, ans =42. R u kidding me?

Note by Daniel Arenson
2 years, 11 months ago

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Hi Daniel,

Can you explain what you mean by "came across an Erroneous question"? If you are referring to a problem on Brilliant, can you please provide the URL link? Also, note that you can report a question directly, by selecting it from the "dot dot dot" menu.

Calvin Lin Staff - 2 years, 11 months ago

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