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July 31st, 2017, 10:23 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: zagreb, croatia Posts: 233 Thanks: 31 Math Focus: philosophy/found of math, metamath, logic, set/category/order/number theory, algebra, topology  Obtain 64 with two 4s
This has been done before, but still it could be interesting. You can do anything, only out of all the numbers, you can use only 4, and only two times. Last edited by skipjack; July 31st, 2017 at 10:29 AM. 
July 31st, 2017, 10:31 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: zagreb, croatia Posts: 233 Thanks: 31 Math Focus: philosophy/found of math, metamath, logic, set/category/order/number theory, algebra, topology 
I have no patience. $\displaystyle \sqrt{\sqrt{\sqrt{4^{4!}}}}$ 
July 31st, 2017, 10:43 AM  #3 
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Or $\sqrt{\sqrt{√4}}^{4!}$ and the like.

July 31st, 2017, 11:42 AM  #4 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 10,082 Thanks: 681 
4!!^sqrt(4) = 64

July 31st, 2017, 11:46 AM  #5 
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Using only one 4: ounces in 4 pounds = 64 
July 31st, 2017, 12:27 PM  #6 
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July 31st, 2017, 03:07 PM  #7 
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4 << 4 (4 represented in binary, bit shifted left 4 times). Edit: Originally had 'binary 4' which I don't like. Last edited by jks; July 31st, 2017 at 03:11 PM. 

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