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Puzzle - Answer

CalculatorDaft Dave has been hired to paint the house numbers on a recently completed housing estate.

There are one hundred houses and therefore Dave has to paint all of the numbers from 1 to 100.

How many times will Dave have to paint the number nine?

 [Ref: ZRBN] © Express Newspapers [Author: Kevin Stone]

Answer:
There are 20 nines to paint.

9, 19, 29, 39, 49, 59, 69, 79, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.

Don't forget to count both of the nines in 99.

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