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# how do you make 24 out of 4-9-8-2 cant use the same number

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how do you make 24 out of 4-9-8-2 cant use the same number twice .can times add subtract divide
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  The Professor replied 8 years ago.
( 2 x 9 ) + ( 8 - 4 )

18 + 4 = 22

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
didnt make 24 only 22 is it possible
Expert:  The Professor replied 8 years ago.
Sorry, here's how to get 24!

Since 8 x 3 = 24, try this:

8 * ( 9 - 4 - 2 )

8 * 3 = 24
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
i put that i would pay 5 not 9 so if you change it to pay five i will accept thank you
Expert:  The Professor replied 8 years ago.
No problem, I have forwarded your request to the Just Answer staff.
Expert:  The Professor replied 8 years ago.