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Operator Assistance

December 21st, 2016 by Math Tricks | 1 Comment | Filed in Math Puzzles

Here is a new game that I think you will enjoy.  It is called “Operator Assistance” (title subject to change!).

The object of the game is to add operators to a set of numbers such that the outcome is true.  for example, given:



Which operators do you add to make the statement true?  Be careful, because the order of operations comes into play here!  The answer is:



Get it?

Now for our first puzzle of this game series, which operators do you add to make this statement true:



Good Luck!



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Sum Search 30 September 2014

September 30th, 2014 by Math Tricks | 1 Comment | Filed in Math Puzzles


Today I am introducing a new math puzzle – Sum Search!

The object of the puzzle is to find as many instances where numbers add up to 100 as you can. Occurrences can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal. I will post the solution to the puzzle the day after I post the puzzle (or, at least I will try to).

Today’s puzzle has 14 solutions – that I know of! The image below can be clicked on to get a larger image that you can print.

Good luck!


sum search 1




Did you find all 14 sums?  Click Here for the solution.


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