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Sum to 1,000 – Two Addends

Directions: Arrange the digits 1-6 into two 3-digit whole numbers. Make the sum as close to 1000 as possible.



How should the hundreds values align to make the solution as close to 1,000 as possible?



993 (multiple ways to create the solution)

Source: Ian Kerr

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  1. Not able to pick this up in a PDF. Is there a trick to it?

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