Using the numbers 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 **in order**, the standard arithmetic operations and brackets, can you make the number 2023?

For example of the idea:

This clearly doesn’t make the correct answer – but can you find a combination that does?

**Teacher notes:**

Level of difficulty: Accessible for all students

Syllabus knowledge required: none.

This would be a good starter for the start of 2023!

**Solutions:**

One possible solution is:

Can you find any more?

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