## Arithmetic Ring

#### Problem

The digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 are placed in the ring below.

With the exception of 6 and 7, no two adjacent numbers are consecutive.

Show how it is possible to arrange the digits 1 to 8 in the ring so that no two adjacent numbers are consecutive.

Problem ID: 117 (May 2003) Difficulty: 1 Star