# Monthly Archives: November 2017

## DAY 325:

Today’s Challenge Another number puzzle associated with my board game, Mathematically Possible, an excellent resource involving mental arithmetic and strategy. Further details can be found by clicking the link. Using the numbers 1, 3 and 6 once each, with + … Continue reading

## DAY 324:

Today’s Challenge . . . is taken from my popular 5puzzle game.  Your task is to arrive at the target number of 22 by adding together five numbers. You are limited to using 1-5, but these can be used any number of … Continue reading

## DAY 323:

Today’s Challenge There are 62 people employed by a company and all of them travel to work by car, bus or train. If 34 employees either drive or go by bus and the difference between those who drive and those … Continue reading

## DAY 322:

Today’s Challenge You have the same starting number and final answer, both 32, with lots of arithmetical steps in between, but the 10th step is missing! What should it be if it involves adding a whole number? Start with the … Continue reading

## DAY 321:

Today’s Challenge This unique Mathematically Possible question asks you to consider three different combinations of numbers by using each number just once and + – × ÷ available.   2   6   10   3   7   10   4 … Continue reading

## DAY 320:

Today’s Challenge In this particular number puzzle, three UNIQUE digits must be used to arrive at a specified target number; today is 42.  The formula is always the same – multiply two numbers together, then either add or subtract a third … Continue reading

## DAY 319:

Today’s Challenge Apart from 8+3+2+1, list the FOUR other ways of making 14 when adding together 4 unique digits from 1-9 in our latest Kakuro-type challenge. The 7puzzle Challenge The playing board of the 7puzzle game is a 7-by-7 grid containing 49 … Continue reading

## DAY 318:

Today’s Challenge . . . is a number puzzle associated with my board game, Mathematically Possible, an excellent resource involving mental arithmetic and strategy. Click the above link for details of our board game and online programme. Using the numbers 2, 5 and … Continue reading