**Today’s Challenge**

By allocating each letter of the English alphabet a numerical value as follows, A=1 B=2 C=3 . . . Z=26, the value of the word CAT would be 24, calculated by doing 3+1+20.

Following this rule, what is the value of the word ARITHMETIC?

**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 1st & 4th rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2 3 9 10 14 15 22 32 35 40 44 54 60 72

Find the three pairs of numbers that have a sum of 54.

**Make 39 Challenge**

Can you arrive at 39 by inserting 1, 3, 6 and 7 into the gaps on each line?

- (◯+◯)×◯×◯ = 39
- ◯²–(◯+◯+◯) = 39
- (◯–◯)×◯+◯ = 39

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

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