One Digit Only

One Digit Only

Here are some challenges for you. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 8 correct.

Here's an example: Find an expression that equals 2000 which only uses 2 repeated and any operations.

One possible solution is 2222 - 222

Find an expression that equals 12 which only uses 1 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 10 which only uses 1 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 18 which only uses 2 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 100 which only uses 1 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 505 which only uses 5 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 275 which only uses 5 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 4362 which only uses 6 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 4368 which only uses 6 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 3690 which only uses 6 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 3020 which only uses 5 repeated and any operations.

 

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Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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