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Maze 100

Can you go through this maze so that the numbers you pass add to exactly 100?

Reach 100

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Simply writing out the numbers $1 - 9$ along the top of your paper can be a great help.

Imagine arranging your four two-digit numbers in columns to do the addition sum, like this:

$5 \: 2$
$1 \; 9$
$5 \; 1$
$2 \; 9$

If the total has to be $100$, think about how the four digits you choose could add to make the $0$ in the units column, then look at the tens column.