Monthly Archives: November 2018

DAY 325:

The Main Challenge 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 times. Can you find the THREE ways … Continue reading

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DAY 324:

The Main Challenge This challenge has been taken from our series of Mathelona number puzzle pocket books. Can you complete this task so all three lines work out arithmetically when inserting the digits 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 4 … Continue reading

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DAY 323:

The Main Challenge A number puzzle associated with our 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

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DAY 322:

The Main 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 an integer? Start with the number … Continue reading

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DAY 321:

The Main 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   … Continue reading

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DAY 320:

The Main Challenge In this particular number puzzle, three UNIQUE digits from 1-9 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 … Continue reading

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DAY 319:

The Main Challenge Apart from 8+3+2+1, list the FOUR other ways of making 14 when adding together four 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 … Continue reading

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DAY 318:

The Main Challenge Using the numbers 2, 5 and 10 once each, with + – × ÷ available, which ELEVEN target numbers from 1-30 are mathematically possible to achieve? This is a number puzzle associated with our board game, Mathematically Possible, an excellent resource involving mental … Continue reading

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DAY 317:

The Main Challenge Here is a number puzzle similar in concept to my FlagMath card game. Many schools are now playing the various editions, so here’s a taster: Each of the eight letters, A-H, in the two sections contain a calculation with … Continue reading

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DAY 316:

The Main Challenge One from our range of Mathelona number puzzles now available in pocket book format.  Your task is to make all three lines work out arithmetically by filling the 12 gaps with the following numbers: 0     0     … Continue reading

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