Use only these numbers:
32, 50, 68, 80, 96
Complete these calculations:
+ + = 208
+ + = 160
+ + = 168
+ + = 144
+ + = 196
Numbers can be used more than once in each calculation.
Topics: Starter | Arithmetic | Mental Methods
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