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  • 3 years ago

Math riddle! How can you add eight 8's to get the number 1,000? (only use addition)

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  1. misterf
    • 3 years ago
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    Hmm... good one. Let me think about it for a second...

  2. julie
    • 3 years ago
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    i think we have to join 8s for this

  3. satellite73
    • 3 years ago
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    i can do it with 8

  4. misterf
    • 3 years ago
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    If you multiply 5 * 8 you get 40, which has the nice property of ending in 0. So I'm thinking there are 5 groups of 8's

  5. FoolForMath
    • 3 years ago
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    888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8= ?

  6. julie
    • 3 years ago
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    i think foolformath is right :)

  7. julie
    • 3 years ago
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    i love riddles like this :)

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