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8's

Original post by Standard member JYD, 09 Aug '06 22:34
  1. Standard member JYD
    Joined : 13 Oct '05
    Moves : 8776
    Can you arrange eight 8's so they equal 1000? You may use any mathematical techniques needed.
  2. Non-Subscriber
    RHP IQ
    Joined : 17 Mar '05
    Moves : 1345
    888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8
  3. Joined : 10 Aug '06
    Moves : 967
    (8888-888)/8
  4. Joined : 04 Jan '04
    Moves : 25350
    Originally posted by ShowdownDan
    (8888-888)/8
    (8 + (8+8)/8) ^ ((8+8+8)/8)
    = 10 ^ 3
  5. Joined : 11 Jun '06
    Moves : 3516
    define f(x) = 1000
    f(88888888)
  6. Implicit a-atheist
    Slightly off center
    Joined : 05 Dec '05
    Moves : 11031
    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. Kupikupopo!
    Out of my mind
    Joined : 25 Oct '02
    Moves : 20443
    Originally posted by aginis
    define f(x) = 1000
    f(88888888)
    Love this solution :p
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