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November 30th, 2014, 08:07 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by Denis View Post
"Use exactly three 8's to make 5"

SQRT(8 + 8) / .8 = 5

With these kind of puzzles, would that be considered cheating?
It wouldn't be cheating if "SQRT" is allowed as an alternative to the square root symbol,
and if the decimal point is stated as being allowed.

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