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Clues to a 3-digit number:
If you multiplied the mystery number by 100 the result would have a 4 in the ones place.
There is a 2 in my number that is 11,000 the value of the 2 in 208.7
The mystery number has a 7 in the thousandths place.

Solved by F. C. in 27 mins

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Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:14

Helloo

User
10/11/2017 - 01:15

Hi

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:15

Is there any additional details available for this mystery?

User
10/11/2017 - 01:15

No

User
10/11/2017 - 01:16

The number is a decimal

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:17

you have any excel for this problem?

User
10/11/2017 - 01:19

kind of

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:19

can you share it?

User
10/11/2017 - 01:20

Well there is a 7 in the thousandths place

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:22

I'm not quite getting this.. is this an excel problem you have.. or a mathematical problem?

User
10/11/2017 - 01:23

My math teacher gave it to me for homework so I guess a mathematical problem

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:24

ohhh.. ok.. this help sessions are more for excel problem...

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:24

will give some try for solving.. this..

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:25

any further clue as how many digit after the decimal?

User
10/11/2017 - 01:26

It says the number is a 3 digit number so 3 digits behind the decimal

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:31

are you sure.. its 3 digit?.. b'cos as per the clue.. "The mystery number has a 7 in the thousandths place"...

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:31

so in that case it should be 4 digit..

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:33

i think the number is 0.247

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:34

Hello are you there

User
10/11/2017 - 01:35

yes

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:36

do you just need the number

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:36

0.247?

User
10/11/2017 - 01:37

Yes but does the result number of 0.247 times 100 have a 4 in the ones place

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:37

24.7

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:38

0.247 * 100 = 24.7... so 4 is in ones place..

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:38

7 in the thousandths place... in decimal system.. it is 3rd number after decimal

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:38

so remaining 2 will come 1st

User
10/11/2017 - 01:39

So your saying the result number us 0.247

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:39

s

User
10/11/2017 - 01:40

* Is

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:40

Yes

User
10/11/2017 - 01:41

Thanks for helping me

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:41

np..

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:41

is that all

User
10/11/2017 - 01:41

yes

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:41

please click on end sesion and leave a feedback

Excelchat Expert
10/11/2017 - 01:41

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