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Numbers Puzzles

  • 06-02-2009 5:32pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 60 ✭✭


    Using five 2s and as many plus symbols as you need, make an equation that equals 28

    Answer:
    22 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 28


    Another one, now that you see how they work.

    Using eight 8s and as many plus symbols as you need, make an equation that equals 1000

    Answer:
    888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000


Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,698 ✭✭✭ronaneire


    Using five 2s and as many plus symbols as you need, make an equation that equals 28

    Answer:
    22 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 28


    Another one, now that you see how they work.

    Using eight 8s and as many plus symbols as you need, make an equation that equals 1000

    Answer:
    888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

    very good, but a bit complicated at the start ;)


  • Registered Users Posts: 60 ✭✭absurdtrivia


    Yeah, It's a hard puzzle to explain. That's why I posted two. The first one's more of an example and the second is more difficult.


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