# Given four numbers 3, 3, 8, 8 and four arithmetic + - * /, make up 24 [closed]

You should use each number only once, and you can specify the calculation priority with ().

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 should we include all the numerical operators? in that case we have four numbers and only three places where we can include the operators. – thedorkknight Oct 2 '12 at 13:53 Do we have to use all numbers? If not, note that $3 \cdot 8 = 24$... – Johannes Kloos Oct 2 '12 at 14:14 No, you needn't, you can use any times of them. – zdd Oct 2 '12 at 14:18

## closed as too localized by Jasper Loy, Avatar, J. M., Matt N., NorbertOct 2 '12 at 17:28

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$$\frac{8}{3-\frac{8}{3}}=24$$