Write the number 1000 by using exactly eight 8's......... (I can get within 1 number either higher or lower)
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Hello, restoreclassics! Write the number 1000 by using exactly eight 8's I saw this in a children's magazine (when I was a child) . . . . . $\displaystyle 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 \;=\;1000$
So simple!! And I was adding, subtracting.....etc. AAAaargg!! Thank you!
so simple Originally Posted by Soroban Hello, restoreclassics! I saw this in a children's magazine (when I was a child) . . . . . $\displaystyle 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 \;=\;1000$ and you still remember?!
Originally Posted by Jhevon (Rofl) so simple and you still remember?! 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 . . .
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