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Naughty Nimble Nines (Posted on 2006-05-30) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Use three 9's, and build an expression that works out to 16.

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Hints/Tips re: The Nines | Comment 5 of 11 |
(In reply to The Nines by Gina Ernyey)

Wow, for a second I thought we had all missed a solution that actually used upright nines!

It took me a second, but unfortunately, 9 times 3 is 27.  27 minus 9 is 18, not 16. :(

  Posted by tomarken on 2006-05-30 16:23:03
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