## Eight eights

Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000?

888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

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Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000?

888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

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Create a number using only the digits 4,4,3,3,2,2,1 and 1. So I can only be eight digits. You have to make sure the ones are separated by one digit, the twos are separated by two digits the threes are separated with three digits and the fours are separated by four digits.

41312432.

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2+3=8,
3+7=27,
4+5=32,
5+8=60,
6+7=72,
7+8=?
Solve it?

98
2+3=2*[3+(2-1)]=8
3+7=3*[7+(3-1)]=27
4+5=4*[5+(4-1)]=32
5+8=5*[8+(5-1)]=60
6+7=6*[7+(6-1)]=72
therefore
7+8=7*[8+(7-1)]=98
x+y=x[y+(x-1)]=x^2+xy-x

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I am small and shy.
I have eight legs.
I eat bugs.
I catch them in my web.
I am a...

Spider.

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Imagine John, a party magician, is carrying three pieces of gold each piece weighing one kilogram. While taking a walk he comes to a bridge which has a sign posted saying the bridge could hold only a maximum of 80 kilograms. John weighs 78 kilograms and the gold weighs three kilograms. John reads the sign and still safely crossed the bridge with all the gold. How did he manage this?

John is a juggler. When he came to the bridge he juggled the gold, always keeping one piece in the air.

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Elmer Johnson went to the hardware store to make a purchase for his house. He asked the store clerk, "How much will one cost?" The clerk thought for a moment and said, "Three dollars." Elmer Johnson, who looked a little puzzled said, "Well then, how much will twelve cost?" "Six dollars," replied the clerk. Elmer Johnson scratched his head and said, "If I were to purchase two hundred, how much would that cost?" "That," said the clerk, "will cost you nine dollars." What was Elmer Johnson buying?

He was buying house numbers.

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I have four legs and a long tail.
I eat oats and hay.
I love to run fast.
I let people ride on my back.
I am a...

Horse.

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Two sentries were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone was approached from the South. Suddenly one of them said to the other, "Why are you smiling?" How did he know that his companion was smiling?

Although the guards were looking in opposite directions, they were not back to back. They were facing each other.

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If you're 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door. How many moves will it take to reach the door?

You will never reach the door! If you only move half the distance, then you will always have half the distance remaining no matter, how small is the number.

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A beggar's brother died, but the man who died had not brother.
How could this be?

The beggar was a women.

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