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sona gold
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can anyone solve this
use the no
1 5 6 7

and use the operators

+ - * /

in between them to get teh result
21
the no. cannot be used more than once
the operators can be repeated
any intellects there
the no. are correct .. use ur gray cells
yes the no.. are
1 5 6 7
 
Randall Twede
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im gonna need a second cup of coffee to attempt this brb
i can get 22 or 23...still trying to get 21
i have to give up....the smoke pouring out of my ears is setting off the smoke detector
[ April 20, 2002: Message edited by: Randall Twede ]
[ April 20, 2002: Message edited by: Randall Twede ]
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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Do we get to control the order of operations using parentheses?
 
sona gold
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well randanll u have to use ur brains a bit harder.. its a simple mathematical equation..
well if u guys give up i can give u the answer
 
John Lee
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Hi Sona:
6 / ( 1 - 5 / 7 ) = 21 !
 
sona gold
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great don ... thats the right answer
 
shai koren
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a fairly similar one with
1 4 5 6 --> get 24
 
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4 / (1 - 5 / 6)

[ April 27, 2002: Message edited by: Mapraputa Is ]
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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2 + 2 = 5
*Consult your nearest copy of 1984 for the answer.
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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I think I've got it. I had the parameter list all wrong! I'm missing an argument of type NoamChomskyQuote. Let's see here...
 
Anonymous
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5*6-1-7=24
This is well kown as "Computing 24", is a very popular game for kids in china (at least when i was in element school).

Bye the way, does anyone have any idea about book for J2ee and SCJD?
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Originally posted by shai koren:
a fairly similar one with
1 4 5 6 --> get 24

6/((5/4)-1) = 24
 
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