# 24 is impossible

#### chuckieland

##### Diamond Member
using the 4 numbers
3, 8, 3, 8.
you can use +-*/ anyway you want.
but each number can only be use once, and all the number must be use.
how do you make resoult of 24?
my friend told me it's doable, but i just can't figure it out
anybody smart in math, wanna help me out?

#### FrustratedUser

##### Lifer
Closest I get is 24.3333333333333333333333.................

#### Zim Hosein

##### Super Moderator | Elite Member
Super Moderator
I clicked this thread thinking it was about the TV show 24

Cheers chuckieland :beer:

#### yobarman

##### Lifer
damn i used to be the champion in 24!! i can't ge this one though!!

#### flxnimprtmscl

##### Diamond Member
8x8/3+3 =24.3 Round down

edit: dammnit FrustratedUser!

#### FrustratedUser

##### Lifer
Originally posted by: flxnimprtmscl
8x8/3+3 =24.3 Round down

That's what I got.

#### pray4mojo

##### Diamond Member
Tell your friend to double check his/her math because I don't think its possible...

#### OREOSpeedwagon

##### Diamond Member
Originally posted by: Zim Hosein
I clicked this thread thinking it was about the TV show 24

Cheers chuckieland :beer:
yeah me too, almost got me pissed off for a second.

#### chuckieland

##### Diamond Member
she told me that no decimal
and she assure me it's possible, because she know the answer. (as i told her, if there are no anwser to this one, our friendship would be over)
this got me thinking all day, now i can't sleep

##### Diamond Member
Originally posted by: Zim Hosein
I clicked this thread thinking it was about the TV show 24

Cheers chuckieland :beer:

8 / (3 - (8/3))

winnar!

#### TheChort

##### Diamond Member
square root (3*3) * square root (8*8)

is that legal?

#### pray4mojo

##### Diamond Member
On another note, is 4, 4, 6, and 6 possible?

#### jagr10

##### Golden Member
Originally posted by: vman
8 / (3 - (8/3))

winnar!

Amen my math brotha!

#### chuckieland

##### Diamond Member
Originally posted by: vman
8 / (3 - (8/3))

winnar!

i call call my friend, it confirm. that's the answer.
fellow AT rocks, only in here, could we got the answer so quickerly

#### zimu

##### Diamond Member
wow, i AM impressed by how fast a result was found!
:beer: ATOT!