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These puzzles are also printed in Eight days a week, a booklet published by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics.The Association of Teachers of Mathematics

Find the number that when added to its reverse is closest to 50. Try this for 100, 150, 200, 250. For instance 122+221 is the closest to 350.

Answer: 14+41 or 23+32, 18+81 or 27+72 or 36+63 or 45+54, 59+95 or 68+86 or 77+77, 99+99, 121+121


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