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Millenium problem (Posted on 2006-08-21) Difficulty: 1 of 5
Write the number 1000 as an arithmetic expression, i.e. using only digits and the symbols
+ - * /
such that exactly nine 9's and no other digits show up.

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Solution Some left over | Comment 4 of 14 |
999+99/99 uses seven nines.
(9999-999)/9 uses eight nines.
999+999/999 uses nine nines!

  Posted by Federico Kereki on 2006-08-21 09:21:07
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