Welcome to our first family maths problem for 2013.

You need to use all the mathematical symbols and numerals given to solve the problem. The answer is 8.

Give us your answer on this post. All families who participate will receive a certificate of participation. Entries close on Friday 15th February.

This problem was taken from the iPad application: Name that Number.

7X3=21-5=16-2=14-6=8

(3×5+7-6)/2

((7-3)+(2X6))/2

((7-5)+(6×3))/2 Ornette and Vanessa

Oh no we are wrong!

try again

((7-6)+(5×3))/2

THIS TIME WE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!~