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#1 2010-09-20 23:23:53

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Make 1000 using 8 8s

Another solution is

(8x8x8-8)x((8+8)/8)-8

 

#2 2010-09-22 22:15:38

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Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s


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#3 2010-09-22 22:57:36

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Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

Hi goodwinrobert;

While looking to see whether my solution is new ( which I doubt because of it's simplicity ) I came across this page.

http://www.redhotpawn.com/board/showthr … adid=49374

Aginis' solution is brilliant.

Here is mine:


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I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#4 2011-02-19 05:48:19

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Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s



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#5 2011-03-01 17:05:26

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Maths!......sleep
 

#6 2011-03-01 20:10:35

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Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

Hi G-man;

How does that equal 1000?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#7 2011-03-01 20:15:32

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Last edited by phrontister (2011-03-01 22:03:53)


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#8 2011-03-01 21:59:49

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Last edited by phrontister (2011-03-01 22:13:57)


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#9 2011-03-03 20:18:09

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Last edited by phrontister (2011-03-03 20:54:17)


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#10 2011-05-12 04:24:53

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Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

phrontister's "CONCATENATE" one is not a solution.
What amounts to (1, 0, 0, 0) is not 1000, so it does
not count.


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#11 2011-05-12 11:10:47

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Hi reconsideryouranswer;

The concantenate command does exactly that: conc(1,0,0,0) = 1000.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#12 2011-05-12 12:48:34

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Hi all,


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#13 2012-04-28 19:30:12

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Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

Sorry if this was already mentioned, I didn't see it smile

(8x8 +8x8)x8 -8 -8 -8
= 8(64+64) -24
= 1024-24
=1000

 

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