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# One Million to Seven

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Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Start by putting one million ($1 000 000$) into the display of your calculator.

Can you reduce this to $7$ using just these six buttons - the $7$ key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

What is the shortest way can you find to do it?