Make the Number

Try to make the target number using the other numbers. Can use add, subtract, multiply, divide and parentheses. Examples below.



Numbers are chosen randomly. There is usually an exact solution but not always. The computer's only advantage is it can test thousands of possibilities.


Target:   901  given: 6,3,1,2,25,75
Solution: (25+75)×(6+3)+1

Target:   743  given: 7,2,3,5,25,50
Solution: 50×5×3−7

Target:   127  given: 4,1,5,2,100,50
Solution: (50×5+4)÷2

You may like to learn more about Order of Operations


Try the options! You can change the nature of the game by using different source lists.