254

25 2 3 7 8

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Use the green numbers to try to get to the red target number. You may use any of the four operations to help you arrive at the target. Post in this blog how close you are to the target number and the method you used to get there. Good luck!
254 25 2 3 7 8
22 Comments
Atifa
2/5/2015 03:39:55 pm
the closest number I managed to get 242 this is how I got it:
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Mr Plowman
5/5/2015 01:41:57 am
A great effort Atifa. You have got really close to the target number! I wonder if anyone can make the target number exactly.
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Miss Patel
4/5/2015 12:47:28 pm
Well done Atifa, a really good attempt! 😀
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Mr Plowman
6/5/2015 01:32:36 am
A great effort Gracia but you can only use each number once. Keep trying though as you are showing great perseverance.
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Zainab N 5w
9/5/2015 12:20:59 pm
This is what i got:
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Mr Plowman
10/5/2015 02:58:02 am
Excellent work Zainab! Is there more than one way you could solve this problem?
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Zainab N 5rw
9/5/2015 12:21:55 pm
It took me a while to figure it out.
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Zainab N 5rw
10/5/2015 09:04:15 am
8 + 2 = 10 times 25 = 250
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Mr Plowman
12/5/2015 02:26:58 am
Well done on finding a second way of solving this problem Zainab!
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Mr Plowman
12/5/2015 08:51:12 am
Here is another Countdown for you to try. The target number is:
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Zayan
12/5/2015 02:58:23 pm
The number that I got was 368 and this is how I got it:
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Mr Plowman
13/5/2015 01:09:17 am
This was an excellent effort Zayan. Well done!
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Zainab N 5rw
13/5/2015 08:57:33 am
100 times 3 is 300 add 6 times 10 is 360 add 7
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Zainab N 5rw
13/5/2015 01:34:29 pm
this is another way
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Zainab N 5rw
13/5/2015 01:43:36 pm
7 squared is 49 times 10 is 490 minus 100 is 390 minus 25 is 365
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Zainab N 5rw
13/5/2015 02:11:40 pm
10 add 3 is 13 times 25 is 325
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Zainab N 5rw
13/5/2015 02:53:52 pm
25 times 6 is 150 times 3 is 450 minus 100 is 350 add 10 add 7 is 367
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Mr Plowman
14/5/2015 01:12:57 am
Fantastic work Zainab. You have really impressed me with how many ways that you have found. 5 house points for being an effective communicator and sharing your methods on this blog.
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Fiza
29/5/2015 05:21:53 pm
Zainab your a maths whizz 👍🏻
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