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### #1 bonanova

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Posted 15 January 2008 - 11:01 AM

Using only the symbols +, -, *, /, (, ) and each number only once,
you can generate the number 24 from 2, 2, 8, 8 as follows:
(2+2)*8 - 8 = 24.

Now do it for the numbers 3, 3, 8, 8.
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### #2 niner

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Posted 15 January 2008 - 07:42 PM

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### #3 ShijeFace

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Posted 16 January 2008 - 12:36 AM

Spoiler for Wasn't too hard..

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### #4 bonanova

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Posted 16 January 2008 - 04:42 AM

Niner got it. Nice going.
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