DAY 227:

Today’s Challenge

Firstly, allocate each letter of the English alphabet a numerical value as follows: A=1, B=2, C=3 . . . Z=26.  When the values of the individual letters are added together, calculate the total value of our maths card game, FLAGMATH.

The 7puzzle Challenge

The playing board of the 7puzzle game is a 7-by-7 grid containing 49 different numbers, ranging from up to 84.

The 1st & 7th rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2    4    9    11    14    15    22    24    27    30    40    70    72    77

What is the sum of the square numbers present on the list?

Make 227 Challenge

Can you arrive at 227 by inserting 1, 2, 3 and 4 into the gaps below?

◯²+(5+◯)³+◯–◯ = 227

Answers can be found here.

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