30 April 2012: 88 DAYS TO GO

With the London Olympic Games soon upon us, I will be setting a daily 7-number challenge as follows, but those 7 numbers will differ each day and the target answer will always be the number of days remaining to the opening of the Games:

Insert + – x or รท where you see ? so the following 7-number calculation will eventually equal 88 when working from Left to Right (with no brackets involved):

7 ? 2 ? 5 ? 3 ? 3 ? 6 ? 2 = 88

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12 Responses to 30 April 2012: 88 DAYS TO GO

  1. Warminster Prep Y5 says:

    Theo in Year 5 has just worked out the answer as:
    7 – 2 x 5 + 3 x 3 + 6 – 2 = 88

  2. Sean. Warminster Prep Year 6 says:

    Answer:
    7-2×5+3×3+6-2=88

  3. Class 9 St Patricks says:

    This one they are finding much harder, thanks for the great mind bogglers!

  4. awizzbang says:

    Got another answer

    7 x 2 – 5 + 3 + 3 x 6 – 2 = 88

  5. morgan harvey says:

    7 x 2- 5+ 3+ 3 x 6 – 2 = 88

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