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# Subtracting to 2008

##### Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level:
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In this subtraction, $P$, $Q$, $R$ and $S$ are digits. What is the value of $P + Q + R + S\;$?

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.