DAY 238:

Today’s Challenge

Here’s a 12-step number trail involving + – × ÷ and the numbers 4 and 5.

Start with the number 5, then:

  • +5
  • ÷5
  • multiply by 4
  • subtract 4
  • ×5
  • add 5
  • divide by 5
  • add 4
  • 5
  • ÷4
  • +4
  • ÷5

What is your final answer?

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 3rd & 6th rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

5    12    13    18    20    25    33    36    42    45    49    56    66    80

How many square numbers are listed above?

Make 238 Challenge

Can you arrive at 238 by inserting 5, 10, 20, 25 and 50 into the gaps below?

(◯×◯)–7–(◯+◯–◯) = 238

Answers can be found here.

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