Allocate each letter of the English alphabet a numerical value, A=1 B=2 C=3 . . . Z=26. When adding the individual letters, find the total value of these four important words:
- HARD WORK
If these were percentage values, there is a message for your students here!
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 1st & 6th rows contain the following fourteen numbers:
2 5 9 12 14 15 18 20 22 33 40 49 56 72
Can you find six numbers on the list that can each be made by adding three others on the list?
Make 71 Challenge
Can you arrive at 71 by inserting 3, 5, 7 and 9 into the gaps on each line?
- ◯×◯+◯+◯ = 71
- ◯²+◯×◯–◯ = 71
- (◯+◯)×◯–◯² = 71
Answers can be found here.
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