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old dream can you elaborate, i dont follow. thanks
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New post 08 Jan 2006, 04:25
10^50 = 1000......000 There are 50 zeros and a single 1

Subtracting 74 from this will yield
999999.........926
Now this number has 50 digits. 48 of them are 9 and last two are 2 and 6

So sum = 48*9 + 2+ 6 = 440
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thanks guys, the oa is indeed 440
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