### Rationals Between

What fractions can you find between the square roots of 56 and 58?

### Root to Poly

Find the polynomial p(x) with integer coefficients such that one solution of the equation p(x)=0 is $1+\sqrt 2+\sqrt 3$.

### Consecutive Squares

The squares of any 8 consecutive numbers can be arranged into two sets of four numbers with the same sum. True of false?

# Weekly Problem 52 - 2007

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Given that $4^x+4^x+4^x+4^x = 4^{16}$, what is the value of $x$?

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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