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Weekly Problem 10 - 2014

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

$20 \div 11 =  1\frac{9}{11} = 1.81818181...$. So the first 2011 digits are 1006 '1's and 1005 '8's. Therefore the required total is $1006\times1 + 1005\times8 = 1006 + 8040 = 9046$.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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