Posted by kaykay on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 12:29pm.
The seventh book in the harry potter series has 759 pages. How many 2s were used when typing the page numbers?

math  bobpursley, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 12:53pm
each ten has one two. that is 76.
each hundred has one twenty, so that is 10 for each hundred (20,21, ..) 80
each thousand has a 200, 201, so that is another 100
I count 100+80+76
check my thinking.

math  callie :D, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:18pm
every 100 has 20 2's except in the 200's there are 120 2's

math  Evelyn, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:34pm
umm i think u added wrong cause i got 255 and u got 256
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