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Prasanthhere

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:08 pm    Post subject: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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Try This puzzles

1 1 1 =6

2 2 2 =6

3 3 3 =6

4 4 4 =6

5 5 5 =6

6 6 6 =6

7 7 7 =6

8 8 8 =6

9 9 9 =6

Use arithematic signs in between and try Simple
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:06 pm    Post subject:
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2+ 2+ 2 =6

(3*3)- 3 =6

(5/5)+ 5 =6

6+ 6- 6 =6

7- (7/ 7) =6

How about others..?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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one more here :)

1 1 1 = 6 = (1+1+1)!=6
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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remaining ones

4 4 4 = 6 sqrt(4)+sqrt(4)+sqrt(4)
8 8 8 =6 cubert(8)+cubert(8)+cubert(8)
9 9 9 =6 sqrt(9)*sqrt(9)-sqrt(9)
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:34 pm    Post subject:
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Use arithematic signs in between and try Simple
I thought only "+", "-", "*" and "/" were allowed below 5th standard.. icon_eek.gif .. icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:38 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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Anuj,

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I thought only "+", "-", "*" and "/" were allowed below 5th standard.. ..


Good one. I was intelligent enough to learn these operators myself in my fifth grade :roll:
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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Aaru wrote:
Good one. I was intelligent enough to learn these operators myself in my fifth grade icon_rolleyes.gif
I used them in my 2nd standard but idiots didn't prompt me to next standard by saying "over qualified"..so was afraid of.. 36_2_35.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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I used them in my 2nd standard


Cool ! You are "THE MAN" :)
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:02 am    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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.... Use arithematic signs in between...


the op asked about arithmetic signs,
square root and cubic root are not

even parentheses in this context are out.. only precedence should be used

so the only good answer is the one posted by Anuj ( the parentheses are of no use )

we might discuss if the factorial symbol is to be considered an arithmetic sign

but given the statement in quotes the quiz is... just plain wrong

I am not complaining about the knowledge of a fifth grader,
I am just complaining about the bad posed quiz icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:55 am    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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enrico-sorichetti wrote:
( the parentheses are of no use )
heh heh..and this itself posted in parentheses

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so the only good answer is the one posted by Anuj
I take it as compliment, my mumma would be happy... icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:36 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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so the only good answer is the one posted by Anuj ( the parentheses are of no use )


I do not think one can solve these puzzles without using the mathematical symbols (square and cube roots incl...). If you guys have a solution let me know.

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I am just complaining about the bad posed quiz


It's OK as it is posted in the Fun Stuff Section and not in a proper quiz forums.

Prasanthhere,

Are you there? Pls come to my rescue icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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Credit Goes to AAru .

You are right you cannot solve that with out using square root or cube root

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I am just complaining about the bad posed quiz



When i read it I thought of sharing . If you think its a bad posed quiz please remove this thread.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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Thanks Prasanth icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Are you smarter than fifth grade...?
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Hi Prasanthhere

my remark, was not addressed at You,
but certainly those who invented the quiz, had something more in their mind

before posting my comments about arithmetic sign I searched a bit about arithmetic symbols

http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/07305/symbols.htm

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If you think its a bad posed quiz please remove this thread.

why should I remove it icon_eek.gif it just makes a good argument for some healthy math discussion
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