An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
Five numbers added together in pairs produce: 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 What are the five numbers?
Weekly Problem 16 - 2012
If the odd numbers on two dice are made negative, which of the totals cannot be achieved?
If p is a positive integer and q is a negative integer, which of the following is the greatest?
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