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Thursday Code Puzzler: Count To 24

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Thursday Code Puzzler: Count To 24

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It's Thursday, so it's time for another code puzzler. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

Create 24

Create the number 24 using only these numbers once each: 3, 3, 7, 7. You may use only the following functions: +, -, *, /. This should be possible using whole numbers (no decimals)

Catch up on all our previous puzzlers here

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