March 2021 brain puzzler solution

Make three three-digit numbers that add up to as close to 1000 as possible using the digits 1- 9 only one time each.

There are multiple answers that would get 999 such as 247 + 563 + 189 or 164 + 237 + 598.

Is 1000 even possible? Here is a link to a Geogebra to help you check.



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