# Take this challenge!!!

By csy2270

@csy2270 (5)

India

February 2, 2007 11:06am CST

My dear friends,
This the only Place where we can express ourselves in all direction.Instead of formal introduction know each other by spirit,energy,innovation powers.Lets starts with this Simple challenge.
Q1:Make 24 using two 2s[ mean you can use only (2,2) ].
You can use any mathematical operators.
like 2-2=0,2+2=4, 2 to the power 2=4,etc ...
Solve it if you can and post a new challenge from your site.

3 responses

@vijayganesh (845)

• India

2 Feb 07

If we can use powers than:
= 2^3 + 2^8
= 8 + 16
= 24. ANSWER
Is it OK.
Have a nice day.

@tipsntricks (217)

• India

16 May 07

Yes, it's easy and can be done in three ways -
1.) (2.2)!
2.) (2+2)!
3.) (-2.-2)!
where ! denotes 'factorial' and . denoted 'multiplied by'

@srini_the_creator (196)

• India

14 May 07

Good question
Here is the answer
(2+2)! = 24
Is it right
4! = 4*3*2*1 =24