Choose three different numbers from the table then add them together.
How many different ways are there of making 1000?
[Note to teacher: Click on the numbers above to select them. Correct solutions will be recorded above
but the application does not check for repeats or the same numbers added in a different order.
Topics: Starter | Arithmetic
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Try "Four Make 999", it's a little harder!
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