### Puzzle: here's the product, what is the sum

The following is a question from the 2005 Australian Mathematics Competition - Junior Division (years 7 & 8):

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In the multiplication

P Q R

x 3

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Q Q Q

each of P, Q and R represents a different digit. The sum of P, Q and R is

(A) 16 (B) 14 (C) 13 (D) 12 (E) 10

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## Comments

q=4

r=8

p+q+r=13