** The Main Challenge**

In our **FlagMath** series of maths card games, players try to find eleven different pairs of answers quicker than their opponents. In our blog question below, you only have to find one pair.

The two sections both contain nine letters, **A-I**, each containing a simple addition calculation. Which is the only letter to have the SAME answer in BOTH sections?

- Section 1

I:3+2 F:6+5 C:8+5 G:7+5 A:7+2 B:6+3 H:8+2 E:5+1 D:2+2

- Section 2

B:7+1 D:6+6 G:3+1 E:6+2 I:4+2 H:9+4 A:5+4 F:8+4 C:7+3

**T****he**** 7puzzle Challenge**

The playing board of **the 7puzzle game** is a 7-by-7 grid of 49 different numbers, ranging from **2 **up to **84**.

The 1st & 6th rows contain the following fourteen numbers:

2 5 9 12 14 15 18 20 22 33 40 49 56 72

Find the highest multiple of 7 on the list. What is double this number?

**T****he Factors Challenge**

**The Mathematically Possible Challenge**

Using **2**, **7** and **10 **once each, with + – × ÷ available, which are the only TWO numbers it is possible to make from the list below?

30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39

#*NumbersIn30s*

**The Target**** Challenge**

Can you arrive at **285** by inserting **2**, **3**, **4**, **5** and **6** into the gaps below?

- (◯²+◯÷◯)×◯×◯ = 285

**Answers **can be found **here**.

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