2000 AMC 10 Problems/Problem 10

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Problem

Solution

The largest possible value for $x$ is $9$. The smallest is $3$.

$9-3=6$.

$8$ is the smallest that cannot be made (of the choices listed)

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See Also

2000 AMC 10 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 9
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Problem 11
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