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 Just arithmetic signs (Posted on 2012-12-28)
A friend presented an easy puzzle to me:
"Given the digits 2 3 4 5 6 , insert 4 mathematical operators between them, do not change the order and get 10 as a result."
My solution was (2^3+4)*5/6 to which my friend reacted by:
"Exponentiation is not permitted, use just the 4 arithmetical operations (or less) and not more than one pair of brackets."

I've found a solution and dare you to find it or maybe find other solutions as well.

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 re: How about .. 2 questions & 1 remark. | Comment 6 of 10 |

1.    Did you get it instantly or were  you lead astray by the exponentation bla-bla?

2. Why not( I've found a solution and dare you to find it or maybe) find other solutions as well?

3. I think that the problem deserved more attention
than brushing it off with a trivial elementary solution.

 Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-01-05 04:52:23

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