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Post time 2014-3-22 02:32:22 |Display all floors
You have four numbers, 1, 3, 5, 5. Use each of these numbers once. Use the numbers in any way you want e.g. multiply, divide, etc. to give the answer '24'.
I know of three ways to solve this. Can you find them?

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Post time 2014-12-28 12:40:32 |Display all floors
Don't know how to type out the superscript: "square-2" and "cube-3", so i give my answers in this way:

1.   5's cube/5-1=24
2.  5's()5-3)squre-1=24
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Post time 2014-12-29 01:13:16 |Display all floors
snowipine Post time: 2014-12-28 12:40
Don't know how to type out the superscript: "square-2" and "cube-3", so i give my answers in this wa ...

Well done!

The third way is 5 X 5 - 1 cubed

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Post time 2014-12-29 10:33:59 |Display all floors
ExileMick Post time: 2014-12-29 01:13
Well done!

The third way is 5 X 5 - 1 cubed



More mathematics topics---basic issues---in the new year?

It is an all new theme to learners, such as me.

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