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If you are only allowed to press the 1 and 0 keys on a calculator with any of the add, take, times, divide and equals keys, what is the fewest number of presses needed to make the number 9 on the calculator? Set yourself other targets and see how few presses are needed.

Answer: 10-1= (5 presses)


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