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#1 2010-10-23 02:19:28

HarveyDale
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Registered: 2010-10-23
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Additional answer to puzzle

This puzzle -- Can you arrange the numerals 1 to 9 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9) in a single fraction that equals exactly 1/3 (one third)? -- shows only one answer, but there are two correct answers:
1. 5823/17469, and
2. 5832/17496
Perhaps the answer should be updated to show the second correct answer?

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#2 2010-10-23 09:39:26

MathsIsFun
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Registered: 2005-01-21
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Re: Additional answer to puzzle

Well Done!

I will update puzzle ...


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#3 2010-10-23 12:16:22

MathsIsFun
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Re: Additional answer to puzzle

Puzzle Updated:  Fraction Puzzle


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