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    Default Thursday Puzzle: 24 game

    The idea is to make 24 using the given four integers and using only + - * / and (). You have to use all of the integers and can use each only once.

    For example:
    1 2 3 4 = 1*2*3*4 or alternatively 4*(1+2+3) = 24

    Off you go.

    1) 5 5 5 1 = ( 5 - 1/5 ) * 5 = 24 Mudskipper
    2) 3 3 7 7 = (3/7 + 3) * 7 = 24 Mudskipper
    3) 1 3 4 6 = 6/(1-(3/4)) = 24 SpelingBee
    4) 8 8 3 3 = 8/(3-(8 /3)) = 24 SpelingBee
    5) 5 6 4 1 = 4/(1-(5/6)) = 24 SpelingBee
    6) 3 1 9 9 = (9 - 1) * 9 / 3 = 24 Bunk
    7) 8 3 1 8 = (1+8)*8=72/3= 24 Zippy
    8) 6 4 3 8 = (4+8) * 6 / 3 = 24 Bunk
    9) 6 7 9 5 = ((7 -5) * 9) + 6 = 24 rd409
    10) 3 6 5 2 = (6*5) - (3*2) = 24 Bunk

    Edit: There are solvers online so no fcking cheating
    Last edited by Pondlife; 15th November 2012 at 10:57.

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    thought it might be something about Jack Bauer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cailin maith View Post
    thought it might be something about Jack Bauer.
    Mmmmmmm.


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    10) (6*5) - (3*2) = 24

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    1) ( 5 - 1/5 ) * 5

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    8) (4+8) * 6 / 3
    Last edited by Bunk; 15th November 2012 at 09:49.

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    2) (3/7 + 3) * 7

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    7) (1+8)*8=72/3=24
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    Might want to check that last answer of mine Pondy

    Edit: ah, you spotted my deliberate mistake

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    7) 8* ((8+1)/3)=24
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