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Five 8's = One 9
 
Q Arrange five 8's so that they equal 9.

You may not use a plus or minus sign.


 
A 888/88

(The numerals read "Eight and eighty-eight eighty-eighths," or "Eight and one," which equals nine.)

From Terry Stickels, "Mind Boggling."American Way,May 1, 2000.