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An interesting puzzle

By on Oct 24, 2008 | 2 comments

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What is the largest number you can form using four 2s. That is 2, 2, 2 & 2. You may do whatever you want with them, use whatever mathematical operator etc.

Say two raised to twenty second power of 2 😉

Can we generalize this for max value using two variables?


  1. Suyash Joshi

    October 25, 2008

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    The max value is 2222 ! (factorial (2222))

    if the factorial function is not allowed… then the max value will be 2^222

    is there any other max value?

  2. The Big K

    October 25, 2008

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    How about 2^(2^22)? Is it bigger than 2222! ?

    Then, how about [2^(2^22)]! ? Or We may go on adding factorials 😉 and never end the story!

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