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Two puzzles with numbers are on the coach’s workout for today.

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### Maximization

Use the digits 1, 2, 3, and 4 once and only once to make a mathematical expression. You may use +, -, ×, ÷, exponents, decimal points, and parentheses. No roots, factorials, repeating decimals, or other mathematical functions are permitted.

*What is the largest mathematical expression possible using these rules?*

### Multiplication Table

Each digit in the multiplication table below represents a digit other than itself.

*Create a new table with correct digits.*

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## Solutions to week 133

In Maximizing Links, the maximum number of links is **9**. For Seven Points, see the diagram below. All lengths shown are 1 foot.

**Maximizing Links answer explained:**

The maximum is 9 links as shown in the figure below.

## Recent Weeks

**Week 133**: Maximizing Links & Seven Points, solutions to Time of Day & The Missing Element

**Week 132**: Time of Day & The Missing Element, solutions to Knight Trap & My Number is 136

**Week 131**: Knight Trap & My Number is 136, solutions to The Size of Humanity & Fish Pond

**Week 130**: The Size of Humanity & Fish Pond, solutions to Circumnavigation & Typos

**Week 129**: Circumnavigation & Typos, solutions to Keeping Things Even & Roll Those Bones

Links to all of the puzzles and solutions are on the Complete Varsity Math page.

**Come back next week** for answers and more puzzles.