DAY 293:

Today’s Challenge

Here is a FlagMath-style puzzle derived from our series of card games, all of which are available to purchase from this website.

Each of the eleven letters, A-K, in the two sections below contains a percentage calculation.  Which is the only letter to have the SAME answer in BOTH sections?

  • Section 1

F: 40% of 60    A: 25% of 20    G: 50% of 30    B: 60% of 35    D: 20% of 40    J: 30% of 5   K: 16% of 50    C: 70% of 30    H: 15% of 60    E: 10% of 100    I: 5% of 80

  • Section 2

H: 1% of 500    D: 80% of 10    K: 2% of 200    G: 30% of 80    J: 20% of 50    F: 10% of 40   C: 25% of 60    I: 70% of 20    A: 15% of 200    E: 5% of 140    B: 8% of 300

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 2nd & 3rd rows contain the following fourteen numbers:

8    13    17    25    28    36    42    45    48    55    63    64    66    80

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

Make 293 Challenge

Can you arrive at 293 in two different ways when inserting 4, 9, 16, 25 and 36 into the gaps below?

◯²+◯+√◯+√(◯×◯) = 293

Answers can be found here.

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