A Simple Addition Task

Author: Moroyei Bayelsa Ebiakpo

Riddle: A student was once given a simple task to accomplish. He was given 6 numbers: 1, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 80, and was told to sum them together to be equal to 100. At last, he was able to accomplish this task. How did he do it?
Answer: He read 10 and 80 backwards to give him 01 and 08 respectively. So, 1 + 01 + 20 + 30 + 40 + 08 = 100.
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Riddle: A student was once given a simple task to accomplish. He was given 6 numbers: 1, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 80, and was told to sum them together to be equal to 100. At last, he was able to accomplish this task. How did he do it? Answer: He read 10 and 80 backwards to give him 01 and 08 respectively. So, 1 + 01 + 20 + 30 + 40 + 08 = 100.


Riddle: A student was once given a simple task to accomplish. He was given 6 numbers: 1, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 80, and was told to sum them together to be equal to 100. At last, he was able to accomplish this task. How did he do it? Answer: He read 10 and 80 backwards to give him 01 and 08 respectively. So, 1 + 01 + 20 + 30 + 40 + 08 = 100.