As it’s St David’s Day, our National Day in Wales, try this special alphabet number puzzle; probably the hardest you can ever imagine!
The longest place name in the UK is a small village on the island of Anglesey in North Wales. When allocating each letter of the English alphabet a numerical value, A=1 B=2 C=3 . . . Z=26 and adding the individual letters, what is the total value of LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTISILIOGOGOGOCH?
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 & 7th rows contain the following fourteen numbers:
4 8 11 17 24 27 28 30 48 55 63 64 70 77
What is the sum of the even numbers listed?
Make 61 Challenge
Can you arrive at 61 by inserting 3, 5, 8 and 10 into the gaps on each line?
- ◯×◯+◯+◯ = 61
- (◯–◯)×◯+◯ = 61
- (◯+◯)×◯+double◯ = 61
- (◯+◯)×◯–half◯ = 61
Answers can be found here.
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