**Today’s Challenge**

. . . is a number trail challenge containing 28 steps!

You have been given a starting number of 7. Carry out the following 28 calculations to achieve the end answer. Will you have the stamina to get it right? Here we go!

Start at 7, then:

+19 . . . one-half of this . . . +49 . . . 50% of this . . . +11 . . . ÷7 . . . **×**9 . . . subtract twenty-nine . . . ÷5 . . . **×**12 . . . one-third of this . . . add fourteen . . . subtract one . . . divide by three . . . –4 . . . **×**4 . . . subtract fourteen . . . +1 . . . ÷3 . . . add thirty-three . . . ÷2 . . . –2 . . . +3 . . . divide by two . . . plus four . . . multiply by 1 . . . –11 . . . **×**3 = **?**

What is your final answer?

**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 7th column of the playing board contains the following seven numbers:

5 9 24 28 32 50 66

Using these seven numbers exactly once each, with + – × ÷ available to use in your calculation, can you arrive at the target number of 100?

**Make 364 Challenge**

Can you arrive at 364 by inserting 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 into the gaps below?

(◯+◯+◯)×◯×◯ = 364

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

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