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## #1 2011-08-30 15:14:38

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### Make 100 using A) three 1s, B) three 2s, C) three 3s. (My problems)

Form expressions (in three problems) that are equivalent to 100.

For each of these three problems, you must use all of the three
digits and no other digits.

Also, you are allowed only these:

concatenation of digits

decimal point

(and/or use grouping symbols for products)

grouping symbols such as parentheses, brackets, and braces

factorial symbol, and possible nesting of these is permitted

square root symbol, and nesting of these is also permitted

exponentiation

floor and ceiling functions

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A) three 1s

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B) three 2s

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C) three 3s

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## #2 2011-08-30 18:50:19

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### Re: Make 100 using A) three 1s, B) three 2s, C) three 3s. (My problems)

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
90% of mathematicians do not understand 90% of currently published mathematics.
I am willing to wager that over 75% of the new words that appeared were nothing more than spelling errors that caught on.

## #3 2011-08-31 03:04:52

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## #4 2011-08-31 03:10:39

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### Re: Make 100 using A) three 1s, B) three 2s, C) three 3s. (My problems)

hi

i think rya's soluton is better because it doesn't use digits other than 3 3s

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## #5 2011-08-31 04:22:35

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### Re: Make 100 using A) three 1s, B) three 2s, C) three 3s. (My problems)

#### anonimnystefy wrote:

hi

i think rya's soluton is better because it doesn't use digits other than 3 3s

anonimnystefy,

his solution does only use three 3s and no other digits.

That "100" is not part of it as a base; it is following the equals sign as
what his expression is equal to.

Let me know if that is what you were referring to, please.

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## #6 2011-08-31 04:47:03

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### Re: Make 100 using A) three 1s, B) three 2s, C) three 3s. (My problems)

ye that was it.didn't know that there were two lines.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
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“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

## #7 2012-05-03 09:50:11

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### Re: Make 100 using A) three 1s, B) three 2s, C) three 3s. (My problems)

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón