anonymous
  • anonymous
Just for fun: How do you get the answer 24 by only using the numbers 8,8,3,3 and the arithmetic operators?
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  • jamiebookeater
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anonymous
  • anonymous
you can use (not necessarily all) +, -, /,* , ^ and parentheses.
anonymous
  • anonymous
is ^ arithmetic operator?
anonymous
  • anonymous
no i'm not sure that it is - its not needed anyway

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radar
  • radar
I can get 25, but so far not 24! lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
close - i must admit this one took me about 30 minutes before i got it - and a headache!
radar
  • radar
I made a copy of the question, and will continue wrestling with it.
radar
  • radar
I am assuming you can only use the digits once.
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
radar
  • radar
O.K. Hope your headache goes away as I think I got one coming on lol.
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[8*(8/3+1/3)=24\]
radar
  • radar
The number 1 is not on the list of allowed digits.
anonymous
  • anonymous
errr...ok?
radar
  • radar
Here I thought my headache was over lol
cwrw238
  • cwrw238
mathmuse you helped me - i got it 8 / (3 - 8/3) = 8 / 1.3 = 24
anonymous
  • anonymous
nice one
radar
  • radar
Ah yes congrats to cwrw238 and mathmuse. Now the headaches is gone!

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