# Calculate the number 1079

NUMBERMANIA: Calculate the number 1079 using numbers [2, 1, 2, 6, 87, 986] and basic arithmetic operations (+, -, *, /). Each of the numbers can be used only once.Correct answers:

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### Broke student

A college freshman called up his mother and asked her for some money, because he was broke. His mother said,

"Sure, sweetie. I will send you some money. You also left your

calculus book here when you visited 2 weeks ago.

Do you want me to send that up too?"

"Uhh, oh yeah, O.K." responded the student.

So his mom wrapped up the book and mailed it. Dad asked,

"Well how much did you give him?"

"Oh, I wrote 2 checks, one for $20, and the other for $500."

"That's $520!" said dad, "Are you crazy?"

"Don't worry honey," mom said. "I taped the $20 check to the

cover of his book, but I put the $500 one somewhere in ...

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