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is it possible to get 873 from 100 75 50 25 10 6

Guest Jul 12, 2014

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 #2
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This is a nice challenge.

Can we use any math symbol? If we can, this is solveable.

(6!) + 100 + 50 + 50 - 10 - 25 - 6  - 6

(6*5*4*3*2*1) + (100 + 50) + (50 - 10) + (-25 - 6  - 6)

(720) + 150 +40 - 37

(720) + 190 - 37

910 - 37

873

NinjaDevo  Jul 12, 2014
 #1
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Nope, sorry that would be 266!

awesomenes  Jul 12, 2014
 #2
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Best Answer

This is a nice challenge.

Can we use any math symbol? If we can, this is solveable.

(6!) + 100 + 50 + 50 - 10 - 25 - 6  - 6

(6*5*4*3*2*1) + (100 + 50) + (50 - 10) + (-25 - 6  - 6)

(720) + 150 +40 - 37

(720) + 190 - 37

910 - 37

873

NinjaDevo  Jul 12, 2014
 #3
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Good job! I knew I was wrong, but I wanted to see if anyone else could get it!

awesomenes  Jul 12, 2014
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NinjaDevo,I must say!You seem to be a genius!Very Good!

I give you a thumbs up for this!

rosala  Jul 12, 2014
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100 75 50 25 10 6

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10 (100 - 75/6 ) - (50/25)

10 (87.5) - 2

875 - 2 = 873

 

  

CPhill  Jul 12, 2014
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I have just saved this on our 'Puzzles' sticky thread.  

Melody  Jul 13, 2014
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Nice answer CPhill.

I actually like yours better than mine, because you only used one of each of the numbers given. I think this is what it was meant for.

If you think about it, if you could use endless amounts of any number, you would come to the answer of 873 eventually just by adding and suctracting numbers!

NinjaDevo  Jul 13, 2014

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