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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.

Aginis' solution is brilliant.

Here is mine:

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.

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Maths!......

## #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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### Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

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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### Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

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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### Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

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

bobbym

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### Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

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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### Re: Make 1000 using 8 8s

Hi all,

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

## #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

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