DAY 249:

Today’s Challenge

Here’s a challenging number trail question involving seven arithmetical steps.  Start with the number 139, then:

8     +103     decrease by 50%     37     +109     1/3 of this     ÷7     =     ?

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 1st & 4th rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2    3    9    10    14    15    22    32    35    40    44    54    60    72

How many pairs of numbers have a sum of 75?

Make 249 Challenge

Can you arrive at 249 by inserting 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 into the gaps below?

(◯×◯ ÷◯)–√◯ = 249

Answers can be found here.

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