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Arrange the given numbers on the red squares to make a sum of three powers. Find the arrangement that produces a total of 107.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Find the smallest possible total

Level 2 - Find the largest possible total

Level 3 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 95

Level 4 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 97

Level 5 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 101

Level 6 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 102

Level 7 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 105

Level 8 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 107

Level 9 - Find the arrangement that produces a total of 112

Level 10 - Find the arrangement that produces a random total chosen by Transum when you load the page

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