Monthly Archives: October 2018

DAY 305:

The Main Challenge Another typical Mathelona challenge taken from our pocket book of number puzzles. Your task is to make all three lines work out arithmetically by filling the 12 gaps with the following 12 numbers.  Can you successfully complete this? 1     … Continue reading

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DAY 304:

The Main Challenge One to test your basic adding skills.  What is the total of all twenty-two separate digits when listing all whole numbers from 10-20 inclusive? The 7puzzle Challenge The playing board of the 7puzzle game is a 7-by-7 grid containing 49 … Continue reading

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DAY 303:

The Main Challenge Using 1, 5 and 10 once each, with + – × ÷ available, list the EIGHT different even-numbered target numbers that are possible to make from 2-60. The 7puzzle Challenge The playing board of the 7puzzle game is a 7-by-7 grid … Continue reading

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DAY 302:

The Main Challenge Using 2, 4 and 7 once each, with + – × ÷ available, list the ELEVEN different even-numbered target numbers that are mathematically possible to make from 2-60. The 7puzzle Challenge The playing board of the 7puzzle game is a … Continue reading

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DAY 301:

The Main Challenge This number trail contains ten arithmetical steps. Start with the number 40, then:  subtract twenty-six  ÷7  ×10  30% of this  multiply by 3  two-thirds of this  ×12  double it  add fifteen  ÷3 What is your final answer? The 7puzzle … Continue reading

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DAY 300:

The Main Challenge Here’s a Mathelona challenge for you to try based on the ones found in my pocket book, details of which can be found by clicking Mathelona. You must make all four lines work out arithmetically by filling the 16 gaps with … Continue reading

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DAY 299:

The Main Challenge Which is the only 2-digit number to have exactly SEVEN factors? . . . and an additional challenge for the number puzzle enthusiast; which is the only 3-digit number to have exactly SEVEN factors? The 7puzzle Challenge … Continue reading

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DAY 298:

The Main Challenge Read the following facts and work out which number I am today:  I am a 2-digit number,  One of my digits is odd, the other is even,  I have six factors,  I am a multiple of 5 … Continue reading

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DAY 297:

The Main Challenge This is a typical number puzzle from fellow designer, Kojiro Tominga, who is based in Yokohama, Japan. Using 5, 5, 5 and 5, with + – × ÷ available, can you make each of the target numbers 5, 10, 15, 20, … Continue reading

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DAY 296:

The Main Challenge Using any five numbers from 1-5 (more than once each if required) and with + – × ÷ available, can you find THREE different ways to make the target number 86? The 7puzzle Challenge The playing board of the … Continue reading

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