DAY 356:

Today’s Challenge

. . . is similar in concept to our popular arithmetic and strategy board game.

Using the numbers 1, 4 and 10 once each, with + – × ÷ available, can you find the EIGHT whole numbers from 1-30 it is mathematically possible to make?

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 & 5th columns of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2    8    10    11    14    16    18    25    33    44    45    48    70    84

How many more even numbers than odd numbers are listed?

Make 356 Challenge

Can you arrive at 356 by inserting 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 into the gaps below?

(◯+◯³)×[◯+√(◯+◯)] = 356

Answers can be found here.

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