Social network users are often attracted to math puzzles. Reason? It helps them relax and rest from the stress of everyday life. One such teaser recently appeared on Xu (formerly Twitter), presenting a simple math problem involving addition and multiplication. Moreover, puzzle enthusiasts must solve them purely by mental calculations without the use of a calculator or pen and paper.
Brain Teaser: Solve this question in less than 10 seconds and prove that you are a math expert. (X/@SabaOsmaanqazi)
“Can you solve this without a calculator?” reads the title of this puzzle shared on X by user Dr. Saba Osmaan. The puzzle asks a seemingly simple question: ‘Can you solve this?’ and the accompanying equation is ‘2×1+6×6’. Simple, right? But can you solve it in just 10 seconds or less and prove your math skills? Your time starts now…
Check out the brain teaser shared on the microblogging platform below:
The cerebellum was divided a day ago. More than 1,400 people have viewed it so far. Many of them liked this puzzle. In addition, a few even tried to solve them and shared their answers in the comments.
Here’s what people posted after solving this puzzle:
The individual wrote: “PEMDAS rule 2+36=38.”
Another added: “Yes, I can solve this question without a calculator. 2×1 + 6×6 =2 + 36 =38.”
“According to BODMAS 38,” attached third.
A fourth commented, “You’re all right. Cheers.”
Many unanimously agree that ’38’ is the correct answer to this intriguing puzzle.
Did you manage to solve this math puzzle? If so, what kind of answer did you get?
Earlier, a mathematical puzzle was circulating on the Internet. It was claimed that 99% of people would not be able to solve it correctly. The challenge was to find the product of two numbers. Intriguing, isn’t it? Read more about this puzzle here.
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