**Today’s Challenge**

. . . is similar in concept to our popular arithmetic and strategy board game, **Mathematically Possible**. Using the numbers 4, 4 and 8 once each, with + – **×** ÷ available, what is the lowest whole number it is not possible to achieve?

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**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 2nd & 3rd columns of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2 4 10 12 15 16 17 33 35 45 48 70 80 81

How many pairs of numbers have a sum of 50?

**Make 349 Challenge**

Can you arrive at 349 by inserting 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 into the gaps below?

(◯²+◯²)×³√◯–(◯+◯) = 349

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

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