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How many full days are there between midnight tonight and midnight on 28th August 2022?

Which number is nine times its square-root?

The product of two consecutive numbers is 1722. What do they add up to?

If 40% of the cost of an item is $4.40. What is the cost of the item?

58

81

83

$11


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Extension

Using one multiplication, one addition and one subtraction what is the largest calculation result that you can get from the following numbers in this order?

3578

 

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