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Solution to Puzzle 51.  TAKE HOME EXAM

In a TAKE HOME EXAM, a math teacher gave her students the following cryptarithm to solve:

 T A K E + H O M E
 _______________________________
 E X A M

The are many solutions to this cryptarithm, such as:

6387  +  1547 = 7934
2459  +  7189 = 9648

However, there are 2 solutions that yields the maximum numerical value for the word EXAM:

3459  +  6289 = 9748
6459  +  3289 = 9748

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