DAY 206:

Today’s Challenge

Study the seven clues below and place the numbers 1-9 into the nine positions. Each number should appear exactly once:

x              x              x

x              x              x

x              x              x

Clues:

  1.  The 8 is directly right of the 9,
  2.  The 9 is directly above the 6,
  3.  The 6 is directly right of the 4,
  4.  The 4 is higher than the 1,
  5.  The 1 is further right of the 3,
  6.  The 3 is lower than the 7,
  7.  The 7 is directly above the 5.

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 2nd & 5th rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

6    7    8    16    17    21    28    48    50    55    63    64    81    84

What is the biggest difference between two consecutive numbers on the above list?

Make 206 Challenges

Can you arrive at 206 on both lines by inserting 4, 5, 6 and 7 into the gaps in the first equation and 10, 12, 14 and 18 into the gaps in the other?

  •  ◯×◯×◯–◯ = 206
  •  ◯×◯+◯+◯ = 206

Answers can be found here.

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