Skip to 0 minutes and 0 secondsAliens have contacted me and sent me this puzzle, which is going to accompany us throughout the course. Hopefully, by the end of the course, you'll have all the skills necessary to solve this puzzle and try and understand what the aliens are trying to tell us. But, throughout the course we'll be taking a peek ever so often to this puzzle and try and solve bits of it, till we have the full puzzle. So, let's take a look...

The challenge from outer space

In this video I present a ‘challenge from outer space’ that will accompany you throughout the course. You can take a look and download the puzzle as a pdf file attached, but please don’t try to solve it just yet - it will just frustrate you, since solving it relies on the whole course curriculum! You would probably like to print this off and keep it handy throughout the course.

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Maths Puzzles: Cryptarithms, Symbologies and Secret Codes

Weizmann Institute of Science