What is the largest number 3-digit number that can be formed between 300 and than 800 using the digits 2, 5, 8 and 6 if the digits cannot be repeated?

**Solution**

In this problem, we need to find a 3 digit number that is more than 300 and less than 800.

*Selecting the Hundreds Digit*

There are only two possible number that can be placed in the hundred’s digit. Since the number that we are looking for is more than 300, we cannot place 2 in the hundred’s digit. Also, we cannot place 8 in the hundred’s digit since it will be more than 800. Therefore, we can only choose between 5 and 6. Since we want the largest number, we have to choose 6. So our number is 6AB where A and B are the tens and the ones digit respectively. Continue reading “Solved Problem 1: Largest 3 Digit Number”