Write the number 1000 by using exactly eight 8's......... (I can get within 1 number either higher or lower)

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- Sep 8th 2008, 06:19 PMrestoreclassicsBrain Teaser-PLS HELP!
Write the number 1000 by using exactly eight 8's......... (I can get within 1 number either higher or lower)

- Sep 8th 2008, 09:36 PMSoroban
Hello, restoreclassics!

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Write the number 1000 by using exactly eight 8's

. . $\displaystyle 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 \;=\;1000$

- Sep 9th 2008, 05:35 PMrestoreclassicsSo Simple
So simple!! And I was adding, subtracting.....etc. AAAaargg!! Thank you!

- Sep 9th 2008, 05:39 PMJhevon
- Sep 9th 2008, 07:02 PMSorobanQuote:

Originally Posted by**Jhevon**

Well, it was one of the first "trick questions" I had ever seen in math

and it impressed me.

On the other hand, don't ask me what I had for lunch today . . .