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If a, b, c, and d are replaced by four distinct digits from 1 to 9, inclusive, then what's the largest possible value of the difference a.bc - 0.d?

 Dec 23, 2018

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a = 9, b = 8, c = 7, and d = 1

 

9.87 - 0.1 = 9.77. The largest possible value is \(\boxed{9.77}\).

 

- PM

 Dec 23, 2018
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Best Answer

a = 9, b = 8, c = 7, and d = 1

 

9.87 - 0.1 = 9.77. The largest possible value is \(\boxed{9.77}\).

 

- PM

PartialMathematician Dec 23, 2018
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Good job, PM......!!!!!

 

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Dec 23, 2018

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