8's

Standard memberJYD
Posers and Puzzles 09 Aug '06 22:34
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    09 Aug '06 22:34
    Can you arrange eight 8's so they equal 1000? You may use any mathematical techniques needed.
  2. Standard memberBowmann
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    09 Aug '06 22:39
    888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8
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    10 Aug '06 15:271 edit
    (8888-888)/8
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    10 Aug '06 16:06
    Originally posted by ShowdownDan
    (8888-888)/8
    (8 + (8+8)/8) ^ ((8+8+8)/8)
    = 10 ^ 3
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    10 Aug '06 17:30
    define f(x) = 1000
    f(88888888)
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    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 memberTheMaster37
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    14 Aug '06 22:20
    Originally posted by aginis
    define f(x) = 1000
    f(88888888)
    Love this solution :p
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