Hi all

Using the numbers 1,3,4,and 6 can you make it = 24 ?

You can use each number only once, and Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are all that is allowed.

You cannot pair numbers together ie.... 14-6 x3 = 24 is not allowed . Neither can you use "powers".

Using the numbers 1,3,4,and 6 can you make it = 24 ?

You can use each number only once, and Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are all that is allowed.

You cannot pair numbers together ie.... 14-6 x3 = 24 is not allowed . Neither can you use "powers".

Hey I think I've got it!

6! / 4! - 3! . 1 = 720/ 24 - 6 = 30 - 6 = 24

6! / 4! - 3! . 1 = 720/ 24 - 6 = 30 - 6 = 24

I have a simple solution ...just rotate the 6 vertically making it a nine 9 ...then

9 * 3 - 4 + 1 = 24

et voila...

volcano......

9 * 3 - 4 + 1 = 24

et voila...

volcano......

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Hi Dj

Nope that's not it, you can only use each number once, keep trying

Nope that's not it, you can only use each number once, keep trying

BUt I've used them once?? Isn't it true?

6! / 4! - 3! .1 = 24??

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Are you sure that = 24?

Are you saying 6 divided by 4 minus 3.1 = 24 ? cos i get that to minus 1.6

Are you saying 6 divided by 4 minus 3.1 = 24 ? cos i get that to minus 1.6

[:^)]Haven't you noticed the factorials that I used? I mean this-->> "!" If I write 6!, it equals to 6.5.4.3.2.1 ...

Therefore I suppose my answer can be acceptable..

Therefore I suppose my answer can be acceptable..

Ear, you missed the exclamation marks - the factorial sign.

x! = x * (x-1)*(x-2)*(x-3)*....* 3 * 2 * 1.

Now see? Dj's solution works out.

- Joy

x! = x * (x-1)*(x-2)*(x-3)*....* 3 * 2 * 1.

Now see? Dj's solution works out.

- Joy

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