Send More Money

Let us return briefly to the Send More Money problem (see A Constraint Satisfaction Problem). Its sum/8 predicate will expand to a scalar_product/4 constraint. An indexical version is defined simply by changing the neck symbol of sum/8 from ‘:-’ to ‘+:’, thus turning it into an FD predicate:

     sum(S, E, N, D, M, O, R, Y) +:
                       1000*S + 100*E + 10*N + D
          +            1000*M + 100*O + 10*R + E
          #= 10000*M + 1000*O + 100*N + 10*E + Y.

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