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#1 2005-05-05 08:20:29

nogood
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helllp

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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#2 2005-05-05 10:34:22

MathsIsFun
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Re: helllp

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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#3 2005-05-06 21:15:12

nogood
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Re: helllp

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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#4 2005-05-06 21:25:47

MathsIsFun
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Re: helllp

Not a worry!


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