Let’s find out if you’re smart enough to solve this tricky math problem

May 15, 2019 Other

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Testing yourself with different quizzes and puzzles never gets old, it’s always fun to overcome a challenge and exercise your competitive instinct.

Especially when you get a little older, it is also important to keep your brain sharp and in good shape. In fact, it is just as important as keeping your body fit, in order to live a long and happy life.

Regardless of whether you do sudoku, crosswords or simple math problems, it always feels like your mind is a little clearer afterward.

In recent years, I’ve been drawn more towards math problems. Maybe it’s because it reminds me of the good ‘ol times when I went to school, and I think it’s important to check how much you actually remember from back then.

Knowing the proper method

Math problems, like the one we can see below, have been getting pretty trendy in the last few weeks.

It’s not super-advanced calculations, it’s more about the information you remember from you went to middle and high school.

However, they become quite tricky if you do not remember the proper method to solve these kinds of math problems.

Can you find the correct number?

Okay, here comes the challenge.

In the picture below, you will face a math problem, and there are three different possible solutions you can pick from.

Which of the answers do you think is right?

It is important to try to remember the correct order to solve a math problem to get the right answer.

Below the next picture, you can see the correct answer!

Image source: Pixabay

Correct answer

The correct answer is A: 61.

Why is that?

Well, first of all, we have to start by solving the multiplication, 60 x 0, which will be 0.

So this leaves us with 60 + 0 + 1 and so, it becomes quite easy to see that the correct answer is 61.

But if you forget you must always start with the multiplication, then it gets tricky!

Did you solve the problem correctly? Congratulations to you!

Now click that SHARE button and see how many of your friends can solve it as well!

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