**Today’s Challenge**

Here’s a 7-part challenge to test your basic arithmetic knowledge:

- What is 56 divided by 14?
- (1 + 11) + (20 – 4) = ?
- Find which one of these is a factor of 14. Is it 3, 5, 7 or 10?
- What is the next number? 15, 30, 45, 60, …
- 10,000 × 0.001 = ?
- (2 + 3) – (4 – 9) = ?
- What is the sum of 0.81 and 0.5?

Can you get 7 out of 7 correct?

**The 7puzzle Challenge**

The playing board of **the 7puzzle game** is a 7-by-7 grid containing 49 different numbers, ranging from **2 **up to **84**.

The 2nd & 5th rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

6 7 8 16 17 21 28 48 50 55 63 64 81 84

Find THREE sets of three different numbers that have a sum of 100.

**Make 103 Challenge**

Can you arrive at 103 by inserting 1, 2, 6 and 8 into the gaps on both lines?

- ◯²+◯²+◯²–◯² = 103
- (◯+◯+◯)²–half◯² = 103

**Answers **can be found **here**.

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