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**Alan2k6****Guest**

this question been on one of the late night quiz shows and i want to know how to work it out iv got the answers I just dont know how to get to that number.

Ninety Divided by

five multiplied by

ten minus twelve

the answer 7894

I am guessing its got to do with hex numbers and roman numbers, but that stuff is past me, love to know how to work it out

many thanks

Alan

**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Hi Alan - this has been discussed here, but we still don't know all the reasoning behind the answer.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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