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# Zinger?

The following numbers are zingers:

9, 57, 41, 89, 33, and 17.

The following are not zingers:

2, 8, 59, 13, 68, and 36.

What is a zinger?

9, 57, 41, 89, 33, and 17.

The following are not zingers:

2, 8, 59, 13, 68, and 36.

What is a zinger?

### Hint

Think multiplication.### Answer

A zinger in this context is a number that is multiplied by eight and increased by one. For example, 8 x 2 = 16 and 16 + 1= 17. Therefore 17 is a zinger.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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