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Hyperjumps!

Select a planet. Then select where to place it below.

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Welcome to Hyperjumps!

Explore exoplanets in an 8-planet solar system.

Enter planet numbers into a hyperjump sequence below. Each sequence must follow specific RULES and take you back to Earth (number 9).

Before making an 8-planet trip, first shorter trips to 5, 6 and 7 planets. Press to clear a sequence.

About

It's the year 2111. Humanity has invented a warp drive that enables a spacecraft to hyperjump to distant solar systems and back to Earth. The drive promises to revolutionize space exploration.

But there's a catch. The new technology is finicky and can only make hyperjumps that follow certain numerical rules. Earth's governing body has tapped you, an adventurous math explorer, to captain the first warp-drive-equipped starship in its fleet.

Your mission is to establish hyperjump routes to as many exoplanets as you can in a different solar system each day. Teams of scientists can then safely follow in your footsteps to study each planet in detail. Learn more >>

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Using the planet numbers shown, your mission is to complete:

- four 5-planet sequences
- three 6-planet sequences
- two 7-planet sequences
- one 8-planet sequence

Let's make a 6-planet sequence.

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Your sequence can start at the left with any two planet numbers. Let's start with 7 and 7 (more than one planet can have the same number).

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The next number must be the ones digit of the answer to one simple operation (+, −, ÷, ×) going left to right. If needed, we can combine previous planet numbers into a multi-digit number to subtract or divide the rightmost digit.

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Third-planet options:

- 7 + 7 = 14
- 7 ÷ 7 = 1
- 7 × 7 = 49

Only the last planet (Earth) can be 9, so the third planet could be 4 or 1. Let's enter 1.

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Fourth-planet options:

- 7 - 1 = 6
- 7 × 1 = 7
- 7 + 1 = 8

Let's enter 8.

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Fifth-planet options:

- 1 × 8 = 8
- 1 + 8 = 9
- 71 - 8 = 63

8 and 9 aren't options, and we can't do 1 − 7 (no negatives). But we can combine 7 and 1 to make 71 − 8 = 63.

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Sixth-planet options:

- 8 - 3 = 5
- 8 + 3 = 11
- 8 × 3 = 24
- 18 ÷ 3 = 6

5 and 1 aren't available, and neither 5 nor 1 works with the 9 at the end. But 4 works, since 83 - 4 = 79.

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Press LAUNCH to test your sequence. Congratulations! You've completed one hyperjumps trip.

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The sixth planet could also have been 6, since 18 ÷ 3 = 6 and 3 + 6 = 9. Enter the new sequence and press LAUNCH.

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While math operations must work left to right, you can input numbers in any order.

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Earn the rank of JUMPER by completing at least one trip. Launching 5-7 trips makes you an EXPLORER, 8-9 trips makes you an EXPERT and 10 trips makes you a MASTER.

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