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1. Here are 6 number cards

9 7 5 -4 -2 0

Arrange these into 3 pairs with the same total

could anyone help me find a useful solution to figure this out because i cant seem to get my head around it.
2. (Original post by lara36)
Here are 6 number cards

9 7 5 -4 -2 0

Arrange these into 3 pairs with the same total

could anyone help me find a useful solution to figure this out because i cant seem to get my head around it.
0 + 5 = 5
-2 + 7 = 5
-4 + 9 = 5

That good?
3. 7-2
5+0
9-4

is there supposed to be a method for this
4. (Original post by orderofthelotus)
7-2
5+0
9-4

is there supposed to be a method for this
(Original post by Mehru1214)
0 + 5 = 5
-2 + 7 = 5
-4 + 9 = 5

That good?
Thanks
6. (Original post by lara36)
-5 + 2 = -3
-2 - 1 = -3
0 - 3 = -3
7. There’s no method involved really it’s just trial and error

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