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# How Low can U go?

### #1

Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:19 PM

suppose there is a three digit number M where 100*a + 10*b +1*c = M where a, b, and c are digits

What is the minimum value that can be found from M/(a+b+c)?

### #2

Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:48 PM Best Answer

### #3

Posted 20 May 2013 - 07:50 PM

Spoiler for We'll go with...

there is a smaller answer

### #4

Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:09 PM

### #5

Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:51 PM

### #6

Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:06 PM

Spoiler for Ah...my bad...

a, b, c are digits

### #7

Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:10 PM

Spoiler for Hmm...

you are right in that a does not equal to zero but there is still a smaller answer

### #8

Posted 20 May 2013 - 09:42 PM

I get

### #9

Posted 20 May 2013 - 10:32 PM

I get

Spoiler for

a b and c are digits not integers, good idea though. If they were integers there would still be smaller answer then what you have found here. can you find that answer too?

**Edited by BMAD, 20 May 2013 - 10:34 PM.**

### #10

Posted 21 May 2013 - 02:57 AM

I get

Spoiler for

a b and c are digits not integers, good idea though. If they were integers there would still be smaller answer then what you have found here. can you find that answer too?

**Edited by Rob_Gandy, 21 May 2013 - 02:58 AM.**

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