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Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: A Java game: using arithmetic, logical, and bitwise shift operators and parenthesis, build an arithmetic expression with as many Base digits as specified in the Number of occurrences. Your expression should evaluate to the specified Goal. For example, for the Base digit 3, Number of occurrences 5, Goal 1: 1 = 3/3 + (3-3)/3. There are also lists of solutions (to which you may add) to various problems: three 3's, three 4's, three 5's, four 3's, four 4's, and four 5's.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Number Sense/About Numbers

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