Posted by **Mike** on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 1:49pm.

Find the smallest positive whole number that when multiplied by 999 does not contain a 9 as one of its digits.

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**Jen**, Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 4:28pm
I checked up to 40 for you. Just take a calculator (I used the computer calculator) and do 999 x 41, 999 x 42 and so on until you get no 9's in your answer.

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**drwls**, Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 5:49pm
I had success at 999 x 112, by going through them one at a time. I might have missed one along the way.

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