Hardest Mathematical Columbus Puzzle  5 August
The Puzzle: Here is a famous prize problem that Sam Loyd issued in 1882, offering $1000 as a prize for the best answer showing how to arrange the seven figures and the eight 'dots' .4.5.6.7.8.9.0. which would add up to 82
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The Puzzle: Here is a famous prize problem that Sam Loyd issued in 1882, offering $1000 as a prize for the best answer showing how to arrange the seven figures and the eight 'dots' .4.5.6.7.8.9.0. which would add up to 82
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No Clue for your hardest Mathematical Puzzle.
ReplyDeleteIts Toughest
r u sure its 82
ReplyDeletebut nice question made me think a lot
ReplyDeletehey clarify please what do the dots signify do they signify multiplication and decimal points?
ReplyDeleteThe dot over a number signifies that it is a repeater which would go on for ever, as when we endeavor to describe 1/3 decimally as 0.33333 . . . . (etc)
ReplyDeleteWith a series of numbers we place the dot over the first and last, as with 0.97979797979 . . . (etc)
The remarkable feature being that a proper fraction divided by 9s e.g. 46/99 is exactly equal to the numerator with the repeater sign followed by the decimal.
My algebra teacher told me the solution
ReplyDelete80 .
+ .5
..
.97
..
.46
_______
82

v
80
+ 55/99
97/99
46/99
_____
80+198/99
My algebra teacher is good!!!
good in what???????
DeleteIdioticks
DeleteWhy don't you write the solution down properly!!!!
DeleteArrows and ellipses make no sense.
(ellipses is the proper name for the thing we all call dot dot dot i.e. <...>)
I got it
DeleteThough not sure if that's what question says
your mother
ReplyDeletelol
ReplyDeleteWow...just wow
ReplyDeleteu make an 8 with the dots and a 2 with the numbers duh
ReplyDeleteits a riddle not a math problem
ReplyDeletetheres no + or  fool
ReplyDelete80 .
ReplyDelete+ .5
..
.97
..
.46
_______
82

v
80
+ 55/99
97/99
46/99
_____
80+198/99
only addition is allowed..
Deletein the question only addition is allowed ......
ReplyDeleteI got close but missing one .
ReplyDelete70.+8.+4.*(.9+.6+.5)=82
70.+8.+4.*(.9+.6+.5)=82.
DeleteA dot over a decimal denotes a repeated number. What some are trying to show is that 80 + .5(with one dot above) + . 97(With two dots above) +.46(With two dots above) = 82 (This way has the seven numbers and eight dots). Written out as eighty plus point five repeated plus point ninety sever repeated plus point forty six repeated equals eighty one point ninety nine repeated or eighty two. It can also be expressed as 80 + 55/99 + 97/99 + 46/99 = 81+ 99/99 or 82.
ReplyDeleteA few spelling errors but correct.
DeleteWait...so do you really do all that algebra stuff or is it a riddle, like other people are saying? Do you just form the numbers with the figures? I'm confused...
ReplyDelete83 dots
ReplyDeleteBut it's a very hefty some too
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