Monday, October 29, 2007

are you good at math?

*** Update: the puzzle is not solvable. Somewhere in translation it got left out that we needed a 0 in it. It can't be solved using 1 - 9 only. Sigh.***
I have a puzzle that is driving me crazy, see if you can help...


You can only use the number 1 - 9, no repeats. Remember multiplication comes before adding and subtracting. Here goes:


6 comments:

Shonda said...

Whoa Jen,
Looks like you have everyone stumped.
I'm giving it to my 10 year old, 5th grader and see what he can do. I will let you know if we come up with anything.

Blessings in Christ--

Bev Brandon said...

if you put letters there, i can do it...but numbers...uh uh!

Shonda said...

Okay, I didnt see your note that it's not solvable until my math whiz child told me that in order to solve it he needed to use a zero. He got so close.

Blessings in Christ--

Bev Brandon said...

okay, i want to come to your sonic and see the mushed up faces full of love for their daddy while i eat my jumbo popcorn chicken salad with double honey mustard and a strawberry fresh fruit slush---my fav drive through drive-in restaurant...woohoo! thank you jen for your very sweet comment...i think i will pray for you deut 33: 26, 27 for a long time and now to know you are connected with sonic and you are surrounded---i'll remember that one for a long time...praying for you at sonic---i am there way too many times a week...thank you jen! have a great week...

Shonda said...

I miss you.
:)
Blessings--

Bev Brandon said...

hi Jen...i just read a comment you left somewhere and it made me think of you and the HUGE HEART you have for your God and for others and for ministry...i bet you are surrounded tonight by His Love just cause you are seeking Him and I know you are finding Him...Deut 4:29