**Today’s Challenge**

If the number sequence 2, 5, 8, 11, 14 . . . is continued, which is the only number from the following list that will appear later in the sequence?

22 34 43 57 65 72 85 99

**The 7puzzle Challenge**

The playing board of **the 7puzzle game** is a 7-by-7 grid of 49 different numbers, ranging from **2 **up to **84**.

The 2nd & 6th rows contain the following fourteen numbers:

5 8 12 17 18 20 28 33 48 49 55 56 63 64

What is the difference between the sum of the odd numbers and the sum of the even numbers?

**Make 44 Challenge**

Can you arrive at 44 by inserting 2, 4, 6 and 7 into the gaps on each line?

- (◯+◯)×(◯–◯) = 44
- ◯²–(◯+◯)÷◯ = 44
- (◯×◯–◯)×◯ = 44
- ◯²+(◯–◯)×◯ = 44

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

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