 Digits is a sports game developed and published by The New York Times. Every day, five puzzles are released, and in each puzzle, players have six numbers that they can add, subtract, multiply, or divide to reach the target number. Once a number is used, you cannot use it again in another operation. If you’re having trouble solving NYT Digits for May 17, 2023, we’ve got the answers for you!

## NYT Digits, Answer to the first puzzle dated May 17, 2023

Target 85. There are three processes to reach 3 stars for the first puzzle.

1. 5 + 1 = 6
2. 6 x 10 = 60
3. 60 + 25 = 85

## NYT Digits, Puzzle 2, answered May 17, 2023

Target 111. There are three operations to reach 3 stars for the second puzzle.

1. 9 x 7 = 63
2. 63 x 2 = 126
3. 126-15 = 111

## NYT Digits, Riddle 3 answer on May 17, 2023

The goal is 225. There are three processes to reach 3 stars for the third puzzle.

1. 20 + 11 = 31
2. 31 – 6 = 25
3. 25 x 9 = 225

## NYT Digits, Puzzle 4 answer May 17, 2023

The goal is 378. There are three processes to reach 3 stars for the fourth puzzle.

1. 8 + 6 = 14
2. 14 x 9 = 126
3. 126 x 3 = 378

## NYT numbers, fifth mystery answer for May 17, 2023

The goal is 483. There are four processes to reach 3 stars for the fifth puzzle.

1. 23 + 20 = 43
2. 43-5 = 38
3. 38 x 13 = 494
4. 494-11 = 483

numbers rewards players with up to 3 stars; You will get 3 stars for exactly hitting the target, 2 stars if you are 10 from the target, and 1 star if you are 25 from the target. Players can start a new operation by choosing a different number, fractions or negative numbers are not accepted. New puzzles are released daily at midnight.

When working on a target from Digits, one of the first things you can do is look up factor pairs from the target number, which can sometimes clue you in the direction you want to go. This is often the last operation to solve, and you will use other operations to get to the numbers you need for the final factor pair.

We hope this NYT Digits May 17, 2023 Answer Guide helps you solve today’s puzzles! Check out more of our NYT Digits coverage.