# How Can You Solve for 33 Using Only Four 4s?

• UNknown 2010
In summary, the conversation is about a game where the goal is to use four fours to create numbers from 0 to 100. The person needs help with number 33, and a link to a website with solutions is provided. It is suggested to use Wikipedia and Google for more information and to make use of decimals in equations.
UNknown 2010
Hi All ,

Can you help me in this game ?

Use four fours ONLY to get numbers from 0 to 100

I need help in 33

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I don't know what 33 is, but it looks like your #5 equals 20.

They have entire portions of websites dedicated to this. Most of them are common sense - for my class years ago, we had the option of doing this for extra credit and I found almost all of them by myself (and somewhat enjoyed it). If you really get stuck, though, I recommend Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_fours) and just searching Google, which almost always yields results (i.e. http://www.dwheeler.com/fourfours/fourfours.txt).

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If you don't want just answers - for #33, remember that you can also use decimals in your equations.

## 1. What is the concept behind solving 0-100 with 4 Fours?

The concept behind solving 0-100 with 4 Fours is to use the four basic mathematical operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) in creative ways to manipulate the number 4 and reach the desired result. The challenge lies in finding unique solutions for each number from 0 to 100 using only four 4s and the basic operations.

## 2. Is it possible to reach all numbers from 0 to 100 using only four 4s?

Yes, it is possible to reach all numbers from 0 to 100 using only four 4s. However, some numbers may have multiple solutions while others may have no solution at all. It all depends on the creativity and problem-solving skills of the individual attempting the challenge.

## 3. How can this exercise be helpful in understanding mathematical concepts?

Solving 0-100 with 4 Fours can help in understanding mathematical concepts by promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It also helps in reinforcing the basic operations and their properties, such as commutativity and distributivity. Additionally, it can improve mental math skills and introduce alternative approaches to problem-solving.

## 4. Are there any other similar challenges to solve numbers with limited resources?

Yes, there are various other similar challenges that involve solving numbers with limited resources. Some examples include solving 1-100 with only six 9s, solving 1-20 with only four 4s, and solving 1-10 with only three 3s. These challenges can help in developing mathematical fluency and creativity.

## 5. How can I improve my skills in solving 0-100 with 4 Fours?

To improve your skills in solving 0-100 with 4 Fours, it is important to practice regularly and try to come up with unique solutions for each number. You can also study and analyze other people's solutions to gain a better understanding of the different techniques and approaches. Additionally, you can also try to solve similar challenges with different limitations to further enhance your problem-solving skills.

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