# Blank Space Part 1

Logic Level 3

$\large 2 \, \square \, 2 \, \square \, 2 = A$

There are $$4^2= 16$$ ways in which we can fill the squares with $$+ , - ,\times, \div$$.

How many distinct positive integer values can $$A$$ take?

Note:
You are not allowed to use parenthesis.
Obey the order of operations.

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