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#1 2012-11-29 19:00:36

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Can U solve this?

Make 100 using the numbers 400, 200, 50 and 2.
Use the operations + - * / 2 (square) 3 (cube).

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#2 2012-11-29 19:09:47

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Re: Can U solve this?

Hi;

Welcome to the forum.


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#3 2012-11-30 02:45:22

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Re: Can U solve this?

400-200-2*50=100


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#4 2012-11-30 13:12:26

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Re: Can U solve this?

Bobbym and anonimnystefy, you are both correct!
Now, second equation using PEMDAS:
Make 75 using the numbers 5 5 3.
Use the operations + - * / 2 3.


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#5 2012-11-30 20:15:32

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5 * 5 * 3 = 75


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#6 2012-11-30 22:22:51

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Correct, bobbym! Anymore solutions?
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#7 2012-11-30 22:41:03

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#8 2012-11-30 23:32:49

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Re: Can U solve this?

(5^2)^2/5^2 *3=75


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#9 2012-12-01 00:29:22

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Re: Can U solve this?

Great!
What about this?
Numbers 1 2 3
Operations + - x / 2 3
Answer 10
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#10 2012-12-01 00:36:51

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(2^3) + ( 3 -1 ) = 10


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#11 2012-12-01 12:53:56

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Wow, bobbym! Anymore solutions?
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#12 2012-12-01 13:18:12

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3^2+2-1


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#13 2012-12-01 13:19:25

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Okay!


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#14 2012-12-17 23:15:55

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Re: Can U solve this?

New:
Answer 10000
Numbers 100 100 1
Operations + - x / 2 3


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#15 2012-12-17 23:48:22

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#16 2012-12-18 23:26:04

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Re: Can U solve this?

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#17 2012-12-21 20:40:13

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Re: Can U solve this?

Okay.
Tricky!
Answer 120
Numbers 5 4 3 2 1
Operations 2 3 !


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#18 2012-12-21 20:56:51

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Hi;

(3+2)!


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#19 2012-12-21 23:11:54

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Yurp.
Could


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#20 2012-12-21 23:13:53

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Could also be ( 1 + 4 )! or (( 5 + 4  +1 ) / 2)!


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#21 2012-12-21 23:20:50

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And could also be 1! x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5


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#22 2012-12-21 23:28:22

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Hi julianthemath;

I missed that you only wanted the operations of factorial and 2 and 3.


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#23 2012-12-24 13:58:58

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Re: Can U solve this?

Okay!
Numbers 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Operations 2 3 !
Answer 40,320


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#24 2012-12-24 15:16:11

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How do you do one of those spoiler tags?

Anyway, am I playing this game right?

(8!/7!)*(7!/6!)*(6!/5!)*(5!/4!)*(4!/3!)*(3!/2!)*(2!/1!)

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#25 2012-12-24 17:23:54

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Muxdemux, belated welcome to the forum.
Are you sure that is right? I will post a new one soon.


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