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    Check this prob

    9 x ( 5 + 3 )^2 - 144

    5 + 3 = 8 squared = 64

    9 x 64 - 144 = 432
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    Quote Originally Posted by radioflyer01 View Post
    9 x ( 5 + 3 )^2 - 144

    5 + 3 = 8 squared = 64

    9 x 64 - 144 = 432
    Pet Peeve warning! Danger! Danger Will Robinson!
    (Wow. My second for the day!)

    It's correct, but that second line...

    Since when does 5 + 3 = 64?

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