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Kathy
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Jan-25-06, 06:03 PM (EST)

"math"

 trying to solve a problem...how do you get the numbers..17,14,9,4,2to equal 2only using add, subtract, multiply, division??

mr_homm
Member since May-22-05
Jan-25-06, 10:50 PM (EST)

1. "RE: math"
In response to message #0

 >trying to solve a problem... >>how do you get the numbers.. >>>17,14,9,4,2 >>to equal 2 >>only using add, subtract, multiply, division?? How about 17+9+2=28, 28/14=2, 4/2=2 ? But wouldn't it be more fun to work it out for yourself?--Stuart Anderson

alexb
Charter Member
1937 posts
Jan-25-06, 11:27 PM (EST)

2. "RE: math"
In response to message #1

 Well, for the fun of it:(17 - 14 + 9)/2 - 4(17 + 9 + 4 - 2) / 14

Simoli
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Apr-05-06, 06:05 AM (EST)

3. "RE: math"
In response to message #0

 >trying to solve a problem... >>how do you get the numbers.. >>>17,14,9,4,2 >>to equal 2 >>only using add, subtract, multiply, division?? 17+9-14/(4+2)=12/6=2

hthr hgugl
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Dec-03-06, 11:55 PM (EST)

4. "RE: math"
In response to message #3

 hello every body.the answer that i got it as follows:17-{14+<9-4*2>)=2goodluck for every bodyhthr hgugl

Pierre Charland
Member since Dec-22-05
Dec-19-06, 11:56 PM (EST)

5. "RE: math"
In response to message #0

 17-14-9+2*4=2AlphaChapMtl