Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Five 3's can express 37 :-
37 = 33 + 3 + 3/3.
Find another way to do it.

8 Comments:

Anonymous dan said...

(3^3) + (3*3) + (3/3) = 37
Sadly, that requires six.

3.333^3 = 37.025927
That's pretty close :)

March 3, 2007 at 4:53 PM  
Blogger Daniel said...

Aha I've got it!

333/3/3 = 37

March 3, 2007 at 4:58 PM  
Anonymous Traveler said...

How about (3! + 3!)*3+3/3...

March 4, 2007 at 6:57 AM  
Blogger steven said...

Yeah, didn't think of that - but that works!

Another way (the 'intended' answer) is (3 * 3 * 3) + (3/3).

But your answer is just as good.

March 5, 2007 at 4:58 AM  
Blogger steven said...

Yeah, didn't think of that - but that works!

Another way (the 'intended' answer) is (3 * 3 * 3) + (3/3).

But your answer is just as good.

March 5, 2007 at 4:58 AM  
Blogger stephen said...

How about the simplest way? 333/(3*3)

There is also the 3 cubed shortcut.

3^3+ 33/3

March 6, 2007 at 11:40 AM  
Blogger steven said...

333/(3*3) is a good answer too!

But 3^3 + (33/3) is 38, not 37.

March 6, 2007 at 1:33 PM  
Blogger Jonathan said...

Ummmm....

"Another way (the 'intended' answer) is (3 * 3 * 3) + (3/3)."

Isn't that 28?

April 30, 2007 at 8:47 PM  

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