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Question from audrey, a parent:

what is a 5 digit greatest odd number out of this given digits? 08672


If it's going to be odd, which digit must go where?

Now, would you rather have three dimes and one cent, or one dime and three cents? Should big numbers go first or last, if you want the number to be big? (Note also that 0 cannot go at the beginning.)

Good Hunting!

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