Science Fun: Phone Number Trick

The phone number trick

You'll need a calculator handy for this one. Note that this trick will only work with land line or cell phone numbers that don't start
with a zero.

  1. 1. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the
        area code).
  2. 2. Multiply by 80.
  3. 3. Add 1.
  4. 4. Multiply by 250.
  5. 5. Add the last four digits of your phone number.
  6. 6. Add the last four digits of your phone number again.
  7. 7. Subtract 250.
  8. 8. Divide by 2.

Do you recognize the answer?

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