DAY 266:

Today’s Challenge

The playing board of Even More Possible, the advanced arithmetic & strategy board game in our Possible Series, contains all 30 even numbers from 2 up to 60.

Using the four numbers 2, 4, 7 and 8 once each (created by rolling the four special dice), with + – × ÷ available, make the following six target numbers from the playing board:

8      18      28      38      48      58

The 7puzzle Challenge

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

The 4th & 6th rows contain the following fourteen numbers:

3    5    10    12    18    20    32    33    35    44    49    54    56    60

From the list, which three different numbers have a sum of 77?

Make 266 Challenge

Can you arrive at 266 by inserting 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 into the gaps below?

(◯²+◯)×(◯+◯)²–² = 266

Answers can be found here.

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