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



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misterf
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Hmm... good one. Let me think about it for a second...

julie
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i think we have to join 8s for this

anonymous
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i can do it with 8

misterf
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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

FoolForMath
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888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8= ?

julie
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i think foolformath is right :)

julie
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i love riddles like this :)