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".
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Hey I think I've got it!

6! / 4! - 3! . 1 = 720/ 24 - 6 = 30 - 6 = 24 Emotion: big smile
I have a simple solution ...just rotate the 6 vertically making it a nine 9 ...then

9 * 3 - 4 + 1 = 24

et voila...Emotion: big smile

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Hi Dj

Nope that's not it, you can only use each number once, keep trying Emotion: smile
BUt I've used them once?? Emotion: tongue tied Isn't it true?
6! / 4! - 3! .1 = 24?? Emotion: hmm
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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 Emotion: thinking
[:^)]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..
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.

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