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Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

Put these expressions in order from smallest to largest:

a) $2^7+2$
b) $2\left(4^3\right)-2$
c) $8^2+4^3$
d) $8\times4\times2$


This problem is adaped from the World Mathematics Championships
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