Challenge: Day 1

Day One Challenge: apologies – there was a typo in the original puzzle. A new video has been loaded and the corrected equation is below – square root of 16 (√16) was changed to square root of 64 (√64). I am sending a personally autographed copy to the young boy who caught the original error! Good work!



This is going to get me in trouble,” said Ben.

Here’s the corrected challenge:   √-1   √64   ∑    ∏

And a hint:  “Ben’s mother is a health fanatic so she won’t be pleased.”

Still confused? Here’s an excerpt with more hints about Ben:

Day 1 Excerpt

Now – the first question: What do the math symbols “say” about Ben’s problem?

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Challenge 2: Friday, March 27, 2015

Day 2 challenge

Challenge 3: Monday, March 30, 2015

Day 3 challenge

Challenge 4: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Day 4 challenge

Challenge 5: Friday, April 3, 2015

Day 5 challenge

Good luck!