printing press problem

timer Asked: Jan 12th, 2016

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Suppose that a printer is using an old-style printing press and needs one piece of type for each digit in the page numbers of a book.  A certain book contains pages numbered from 1 to 375.

A. What is the total number of pieces of type that the printer will need to print these page numbers?

B. How many 3s will the printer need?

C. How many 4s will the printer need?

D. How many 8s will the printer need?

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