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Use the numbers 2, 3, and 4 and the operations (mathematical processes) of addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division to create three different numerical expressions with three different values. One of the expressions should have a value of 14. Homework Help ✎

To begin finding answers to this problem, think about the different numbers you can make by mathematically combining 2, 3, and 4.

Remember that one of your answers must have a value of 14. Can you find the two numbers whose product is nearest to 14?

Timmy came up with the following expression using 2,3, and 4.

2(3) + 4
What is the value of Timmy's expression?

Using Timmy's expression as a starting point, write two more expressions of your own.