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**nogood****Member**- Registered: 2005-05-05
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as you can see im nogood at maths hence the name. anyway my daughter got a maths problem and i need help.

the symbol @ is a missing number and she has to replace it with a number to make the statement true.

1/ (@@)2 = 79@@

2/ (@@)3= 103 823

can anyone help a father in need plz.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Problem 2 is "47": 47^3 (ie 47 cubed, or 47*47*47) = 103,823

Problem 1 doesn't make sense ... 89^2 (ie 89 squared, or 89*89) = 7921, but your problem has 79@@, so I am not sure what's up with that.

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**nogood****Member**- Registered: 2005-05-05
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thankyou very much for your help,i think i will go for maths lessons for ten year olds lol and then help my daughter.If that fails i hope you can still help.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Not a worry!

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

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