#### Calculating a lucky number for Ada

The lucky number for Ada (or any other name) is calculated by using a special table which gives a numeric value to each letter of the alphabet. The table we used is derived from the Kabbalah and used by Hebrew and Arab mystics.

Here are the letters of the roman alphabet and their values:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 8 | 3 | 5 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 7 | 8 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 6 | 6 | 6 | 5 | 1 | 7 |

So the numbers for each letter of Ada are:

A | d | a |

1 | 4 | 1 |

First we add the digits of all the letters: **1**+**4**+**1** = **6**

Which gives Ada a lucky number of **six**!

#### Calculating two digit lucky numbers for Ada

The two digit lucky numbers for Ada are those two digit numbers which when their digits are summed to give a single digit, give the lucky number (six) for the name.

Mathematically, this turns out to be the set of numbers less than 100 of the form **L + 9n** (where L is the lucky number and n is a natural number).

Algorithmically, this is:

*for ( int i = luckynum + 9; i < 100; i += 9 )*

*print( i );*

Which, for Ada gives us: **15 24 33 42 51 60 69 78 87 96**!