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Dumb math problem

Chillwitm888Chillwitm888 Registered User Posts: 52 Junior Member
edited August 2013 in SAT Preparation
3 #2
x 8
28 ¥ 6

If # and ¥ are different digits in the correctly calculated multiplication proble, above, then # could be

A) 1
B) 2
C) 3
D) 4
E) 6
Post edited by Chillwitm888 on

Replies to: Dumb math problem

  • YBN1996YBN1996 Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    Find the multiples of 8, answer is E
  • xiggixiggi Registered User Posts: 25,441 Senior Member
    You can simplify the problem from the start. 300 x 8 = 2400. Take 300 and 2400 away.

    x 8
    4 ¥ 6

    Start with the largest option, namely 6. You also could notice that 42 x 8 is smaller than 4XX (400)
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