**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 **2 **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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