**Today’s Challenge**

Here are seven mental arithmetic questions for you to try:

- Which number multiplied by itself gives 196?
- What is 50 + 400 + 5?
- 54 – 45 = ?
- If Jo can run 10 miles in one hour, how far would she run in 15 minutes running at the same rate?
- (14 – 3) × (7 + 2) = ?
- Which fraction comes next in the list: 1/12, 1/6, 1/4, 1/3, …
- How many days equal 6 weeks?

**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 1st & 2nd rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2 8 9 14 15 17 22 28 40 48 55 63 64 72

List FIVE different numbers that total 100.

**Make 106 Challenge**

Can you arrive at 106 by inserting 4, 5, 6 and 7 into the gaps on both lines?

- ◯²+◯²+◯²+◯ = 106
- ◯³–(◯+◯)×double◯ = 106

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

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