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    Thumbs up Tricky Math Homework Puzzle, Help!

    Using these numbers, in this order, you may add, subtract, multiply, divide, or ( ), and the answer has to equal 1 (one)

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    My little girl fell asleep trying to figure this one out. Please Help
    Last edited by mykidsmom; April 12th 2007 at 09:12 PM. Reason: Problem Solved!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mykidsmom View Post
    Using these numbers, in this order, you may add, subtract, multiply, divide, or ( ), and the answer has to equal 1 (one)

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    My little girl fell asleep trying to figure this one out. Please Help

    Seems messy but I think it works.
    (((((((5+2)+9)/2)-7)*1)*6)/6)=1

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    (2*5-9)*(2*7-((1+6+6)) = 1
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    Quote Originally Posted by braddy View Post
    Seems messy but I think it works.
    (((((((5+2)+9)/2)-7)*1)*6)/6)=1

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    You had to use numbers in the exact order.
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    Thumbs up This was so much fun!! Thank you very much!

    Quote Originally Posted by classicstrings View Post
    (2*5-9)*(2*7-((1+6+6)) = 1
    It looks so simple when you do it!! I wish I would have known about this site years ago when my twins were having fun with math. I thank you, and Samantha thanks you.

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    (2+5+9)/2-7-1+6/6 =1

    details:

    = 16 /2-7-1+6/6
    = 8 -7-1+6/6
    = 8-7-1 +1
    = 1 -1 +1
    = 0 +1
    =1
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    Quote Originally Posted by mykidsmom View Post
    Using these numbers, in this order, you may add, subtract, multiply, divide, or ( ), and the answer has to equal 1 (one)

    25927166

    My little girl fell asleep trying to figure this one out. Please Help
    Little less complicated solution-

    (2-5+9+2-7-1+6)/6

    That works as well.
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    this equation works to.

    2*-5+(9*2-7)*1+6-6

    -10+(18-7)+0

    -10+11=1
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