Can you find an expression for 2017
which uses all the digits 1 to 9?
If you can't, how close to 2017 can you get?
................................................................................................. = 2017
Can you make last year (2016) or next year (2018) ?
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Previous Day  This starter is for 6 June  Next Day
Last Year: 2016 = 9 x 8 x 7 x 4 + 21  5 x 3  6
This Year: 2017 = 1978 + 6 x 5 + 2 + 4 + 3
Next Year: 2018 = 1978 + 6 x 5 + 2 x 3 + 4
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