Please turn on javascript in your browser to play chess.
Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member JYD
    09 Aug '06 22:34
    Can you arrange eight 8's so they equal 1000? You may use any mathematical techniques needed.
  2. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    09 Aug '06 22:39
    888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8
  3. 10 Aug '06 15:27 / 1 edit
    (8888-888)/8
  4. 10 Aug '06 16:06
    Originally posted by ShowdownDan
    (8888-888)/8
    (8 + (8+8)/8) ^ ((8+8+8)/8)
    = 10 ^ 3
  5. 10 Aug '06 17:30
    define f(x) = 1000
    f(88888888)
  6. Standard member FreakyKBH
    Implicit a-atheist
    10 Aug '06 20:46
    Originally posted by JYD
    Can you arrange eight 8's so they equal 1000? You may use any mathematical techniques needed.
    Is it permissable to take the middle parts of the eights (rendering them zeroes), using those lines to make a one?
  7. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    14 Aug '06 22:20
    Originally posted by aginis
    define f(x) = 1000
    f(88888888)
    Love this solution :p