DAY 4:

Today’s Challenge

If you allocate 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, simply calculated by doing 3+1+20.

Following this rule, what is the value of the word ‘PUZZLED’?

The 7puzzle Challenge

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

The 1st & 2nd rows of the playing board contain the following fourteen numbers:

2   8   9   14   15   17   22   28   40   48   55   63   64   72

What is the sum of the multiples of 6?

Make 4 Challenge

Can you arrive at 4 by inserting 1, 3, 5 and 7 into the gaps on each line?

  •  (+)(+) = 4
  •  (+)÷(×) = 4
  •  √(×–◯×◯) = 4
  •  (◯–◯)×(◯–◯) = 4
  •  (◯²×◯+◯)÷◯ = 4

Answers can be found here.

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