**The Main Challenge**

. . . is a regular favourite of ours where at least one decimal number is present when trying to arrive at our signature target number, **7**.

Using the numbers **0.25**, **2**, **4** and **6** once each, and with the four arithmetical operations + – × ÷ available, can you arrive at **7** using TWO completely different ways?

**The 7puzzle Challenge**

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

The 3rd & 5th columns contain the following fourteen numbers:

4 8 11 12 14 15 17 18 25 35 44 80 81 84

How many pairs of consecutive numbers are listed?

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

**The Mathematically Possible Challenge**

Using **2**, **9** and **12 **once each, with + – × ÷ available, which FOUR numbers is it possible to make from the list below?

2 3 5 7 11 13 17 19 23 29

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**The Target Challenge**

Can you arrive at **342** by inserting **2**, **3**, **4**, **5** and **5** into the gaps below?

- (◯²+◯+◯)×(◯²+◯) = 342

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

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