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What is the smallest integer, which, when multiplied by 6...

...gives a number consisting of only 8's?

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Answer

148.

148 x 6 = 888.

The easiest way is to work backwards and divide successive 8's by 6 until you get an integer:

8 ÷ 6 = 1.3333

88 ÷ 6 = 14.666

888 ÷ 6 = 148.

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