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satellite73
 4 years ago
this just was on the radio here
Write the digits from 1 to 9 in a line. If you put a plus sign after the 2, a times sign after the 4, and plus signs after the 6 and 8, the line shows 12 + 34 x 56 + 78 + 9, which equals 2003. That's nine years off from our current year 2012. This example uses four arithmetic symbols. The object is to use just three of the following arithmetic operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, in a line from 1 to 9 to get 2012 exactly. The operations should be performed in order from left to right. There are no tricks to this puzzle. Can you do it?
satellite73
 4 years ago
this just was on the radio here Write the digits from 1 to 9 in a line. If you put a plus sign after the 2, a times sign after the 4, and plus signs after the 6 and 8, the line shows 12 + 34 x 56 + 78 + 9, which equals 2003. That's nine years off from our current year 2012. This example uses four arithmetic symbols. The object is to use just three of the following arithmetic operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, in a line from 1 to 9 to get 2012 exactly. The operations should be performed in order from left to right. There are no tricks to this puzzle. Can you do it?

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amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2im assuming you ned to change the channel :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0listening interesting radio? :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0editor of nytimes crossword will shortz puzzle on npr. usually word puzzles.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2does "radio" actually mean: "voices in my head?" cause that happens to me alot too ;)

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so: 1) use 3 operations 2) insert them anywhere between 1 and 9 3) come up with =2012 4) ..... get a donut?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try haldol, works for me

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2does the operations have to be different? or can you repeat operations?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2qtip in the ear tends to silence them too

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in the first example division is not used, i will guess that you can use two or even one

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.23456 789  2667 +12  not 2012

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.21+2345 6789 1+2345  2346 /6  391 +789  1180
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