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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:28 pm 
Can anyone help.
'Can you make 210 using x + and all the following numbers once each; 2, 3, 5, 17, 19?
At the moment we're tempted to write 'no.'
Thank you.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:35 pm 
How about:

5x((19+17) + (2 x 3)) = 5x(36 + 6) = 5 x (42) = 210

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:39 pm 
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19 x 5 x 2 = 190

3+ 17 = 20

Add them together.. = 210......i Think :oops:


(easy way out...look for easy numbers 2x 5 =10....and work from there


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5 x 2= 10

10 x 19 = 190

190 + 17 + 3 = 210


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:52 pm 
Thank you, you make it look so easy (but we do have colds!!!)sniff.


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