WELCOME

A warm Welsh ‘Croeso’ to 7puzzleblog.com and our compendium of daily number puzzles.

Five challenges are posted each day, 7 days a week. These are designed for our many followers from over 160 countries & territories throughout the world.

As well as our ever-expanding website of arithmetical challenges, this is also the place to learn about our exciting and successful venture into online maths tuition.

The World’s #1 Daily Number Puzzle Website

Type daily number puzzles into Google, Bing or Yahoo and you’ll see 7puzzleblog.com officially listed at #1.

We appreciate and value your continued support.

Our aim

. . . is to help improve basic knowledge and confidence of arithmetic in a fun way. Start your numerical adventure by trying to solve our latest number puzzles.

How to use our website

As well as our most recent challenges, simply access the remainder of our number puzzles by continually scrolling down or by choosing a particular month listed at the top right hand side of this page.

Alternatively, in the address bar you can type:

  •  7puzzleblog.com/1 for DAY 1, through to . . .
  •  7puzzleblog.com/366 for DAY 366

if you wish to retrieve any individual day’s challenges from the past 12 months.

The Challenges

Five number puzzles are now posted each day, thus adding to our already vast collection of challenges. The daily categories are:

The Main Challenge – involving different types of number puzzle gathered from all parts of the globe, including many of our own creations, and will vary in content and difficulty from one day to the next.

The 7puzzle Challenge – linked to our signature puzzle board game, this is generally the easiest of the five daily number puzzles. Great for younger or less-confident students in improving their knowledge of mathematical terminology.

The Lagrange Challenge – named after the French-Italian mathematician who proved that every positive whole number can be made from adding together up to four square numbers. A medium-difficulty challenge where puzzlers must arrive at that particular day’s target number using his theorem.

The Mathematically Possible Challenge – based on our best-selling arithmetic board game and designed to encourage creative number work. Challenges are also at the medium level of difficulty, but may take the longest time to solve. Can you find the possible answers? Requires perseverance!

The Target Challenge – hardest of the challenges, puzzlers must insert the given numbers into the correct gaps to arrive at the day’s target number. Can sometimes be tricky but will satisfy greatly when solved. A knowledge of BIDMAS, indices and estimation is desirable, but it will also help to think logically.

Copyright

We always encourage our number puzzles to be printed out for educational purposes in schools, or even at home or work, but no part of this website may be republished or transmitted without prior permission and accreditation.

Puzzles & answers; copyright © Paul Godding.

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We’d really appreciate it if you could inform family, friends, students and colleagues about our fabulous daily number puzzles at 7puzzleblog.com. Please tell them there is no fee or registration required, but most importantly answers are provided!

You can get in touch by sending tweets to @7puzzle and e-mails to paul@7puzzle.com.

We hope you enjoy your visit.

Author, Paul Godding

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