# Thread: Math Problem

1. ## Math Problem

Grab a calculator. (you won't be able to do this one in your Head)
1. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the Area code)
2. Multiply by 80
3. Add 1
4. Multiply by 250
5. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number
6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again.
7. Subtract 250
8. Divide number by 2

What's your answer ?

2. ## Re: Math Problem

I refuse to post my phone number on here...

3. ## Re: Math Problem

Wow! this one is really good the answer is your mobile number. Sorry but I'm not posting my number. Anyways, thanks for the math problem.

Pretty cool

5. ## Re: Math Problem

Okay, try it this way.............

Grab a calculator. (you won't be able to do this one in your head)
1. Key in the month you were born (January =1)
2. Multiply by 80
3. Add 1
4. Multiply by 250
5. Add the year you were born
6. Add the year you were born again.
7. Subtract 250
8. Divide number by 2

Now what's your answer ?

6. ## Re: Math Problem

Originally Posted by RYou
Okay, try it this way.............

Grab a calculator. (you won't be able to do this one in your head)
1. Key in the month you were born (January =1)
2. Multiply by 80
3. Add 1
4. Multiply by 250
5. Add the year you were born
6. Add the year you were born again.
7. Subtract 250
8. Divide number by 2

Now what's your answer ?
It came out to my phone number.

7. ## Re: Math Problem

Originally Posted by Spider
It came out to my phone number.

It must not be working for you Spider, it should have been a much larger number

nice

9. ## Re: Math Problem

Originally Posted by RYou
Grab a calculator. (you won't be able to do this one in your Head)
1. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the Area code)
2. Multiply by 80
3. Add 1
4. Multiply by 250
5. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number
6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again.
7. Subtract 250
8. Divide number by 2

What's your answer ?
For fans of Algebra, where x is the first three digits of your phone number and y is the last four:
1. x
2. 80x
3. 80x + 1
4. (80x + 1) * 250= 20,000x+250
5. 20,000x + 250 + y
6. 20,000x + 250 + 2y
7. 20,000x + 2y
8. 10,000x + y

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