Tag Archives: number

30 April 2012: 88 DAYS TO GO

With the London Olympic Games soon upon us, I will be setting a daily 7-number challenge as follows, but those 7 numbers will differ each day and the target answer will always be the number of days remaining to the … Continue reading

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30 April 2012: KAKURO 30

The first ‘Easy’ number challenge is the sort of numerical thinking you have to do when trying to solve a Kakuro puzzle: Apart from 9+8+7+5+1, find FIVE other ways of making 30 when combining and adding together 5 unique digits … Continue reading

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30 April 2012: POSSIBLE 2 5 6

This is a typical strategic calculation that has to be considered when playing my mathematically possible board game: Using 2 5 6 just once each, and with + – x ÷ available, which THREE target numbers from 20-29 is it possible … Continue reading

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29 April 2012: TARGET 24

Using the numbers 2 4 6 8 just once each, and with all four operations + – x ÷ available, show how you can reach the target number of 24.

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