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 Twenty-four (Posted on 2004-06-09)
Find an expression that equals 24 using the digits 1, 4, 5, and 6.
• Each digit must be used exactly once.
• You must use only addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
• Digits may not be concatenated (one may not put 1 and 4 together to make 14).
• Parentheses (brackets) are allowed.
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Find at least two solutions!

 See The Solution Submitted by SilverKnight Rating: 4.0000 (7 votes)

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 re: Well done, Jer. Comment 7 of 7 |
(In reply to Well done, Jer. by Erik O.)

You mean well done, SilverKnight.

This is a very interesting problem and requires just the right amount of creativity for the solution.

Unless you mean well dine for beating mr. programmer to the solution.  Then, yes:  well done, me!  ;-)

just kidding Charlie

 Posted by Jer on 2004-06-09 10:11:55

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