Another Kakuro puzzle for anyone who is a beginner to this fantastic little teaser. I guarantee children will enjoy this and their number skills will improve the more puzzles they do. The rules are very simple:
- Just like a crossword, fill in the boxes,
- Each box must contain a number from 1-9 and each run of boxes must add up to the total shown on the left or above,
- You cannot use the same digits in each run, so if a total of 4 is to be completed in 2 boxes, they must be made up of either 3+1 or 1+3, not 2+2.
Here is a Kakuro beginner puzzle to try:
The 7puzzle Challenge
The playing board of the 7puzzle game is a 7-by-7 grid of 49 different numbers, ranging from 2 up to 84.
The 1st & 6th rows contain the following fourteen numbers:
2 5 9 12 14 15 18 20 22 33 40 49 56 72
Find three pairs of numbers that each have a sum of 42.
Make 176 Challenge
Can you arrive at 176 by inserting 6, 7, 8 and 9 into the gaps below?
(◯+◯+◯)×◯ = 176
Answers can be found here.
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