# Decoding Encryption message puzzle

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Decode the encrypted message below to form an English Phrase below :

1001110000010000100101110110000011001001011100100110011010000010100100

SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 14th February 2016 in

EXPLANATION-

There are 70 characters in the given code it can be divided equally into groups of factors of 70 characters.
Example- Group of 2 characters, 5 characters, 7 characters, 14 or 35 or 70.

Now as it is mentioned in the question that the decoded sentence will be in English language the number of characters per group can be 5 (as the binary value of 26, the number of letters in English Alphabet, is 11010 containing 5 characters) Or it can be seven if the code is given in ASCII.

But logically grouping the characters into 7 characters per group will give you the second group as 0000100 which is 8 not an ASCII value for the English alphabet.
So we can form groups of 5 characters each

10011 – 19 – S
10000 – 16 – P
01000 – 8 – H
01001 – 9 – I
01110 – 14 – N
11000 – 24 – X

00110 – 6 – F
01001 – 9 – I
01110 – 14 – N
01001 – 9 – I
10011 – 19 – S
01000 – 8 – H
00101 – 5 – E
00100 – 4 – D

Which gave the phrase SPHINX FINISHED.

Detective Expert Answered on 18th February 2016.

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