An Olympia query that appeared within the Week I, Quarter III Olympia contest within the sixteenth yr made many individuals remorse. This query is value 20 factors within the ending part. The Olympia query has the next content material:* “What’s the smallest two-digit pure quantity such that the sum of its digits is the same as the biggest single-digit quantity?”*

Wanting on the query, we see that the information given is extraordinarily straightforward to know. Discover the sum of these two digits equal to 9 (with the biggest single-digit quantity). If this situation is met, then the quantity 18 is happy. Nevertheless, the query is complicated, plus the stress of the star hope so the candidate after 2 occasions of fixing the reply has answered this query incorrectly.

It may be seen that Olympia questions even have many easy components, simply must know the information of the subject, however nonetheless put psychological stress on candidates. Though this system is for wonderful college students who’re captivated with data throughout the nation, there are nonetheless easy questions that the viewers can simply reply.

Beforehand, within the Kick-off query pack for the January and Q3 rounds, the content material was as follows:* To quantity the pages of a e-book, individuals use precisely 216 digits. What number of pages does that e-book have?*

The reply given is:

From web page 1 to web page 9 there are 9 pages => 9 digits

From web page 10 to web page 99 there are 90 pages => 180 digits

The overall variety of digits from web page 1 to web page 99 is 9+180=189 digits

So the remaining variety of digits is 216-189=27 digits

Since web page 100 begins with 3 digits, the variety of remaining pages is 27:3=9 digits

The variety of pages of the e-book is 99+9=108 pages.

This query made many individuals shocked after listening, Duc Hieu himself couldn’t reply and needed to make it possible to the candidates within the again.

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