This Brain Teaser Will Tell You How Good You Are At Math. Just 1% Of People Can Solve It!

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A new math challenge is spreading online which isn’t easy to solve. The solution requires you to have sharp eyesight. It’s so complicated that 99% of people who attempt it, can’t get the right answer. Will you be part of the 1%?

In the image, you can see four lines with mathematical operations. The first three have a result, but the last is unknown. The big challenge is to find the final result.

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If you couldn’t solve it, American mathematician Presh Talwalkar has revealed the explication of the brain teaser in his blog — ‘Mind Your Decisions’. Pay attention:

1. Identify the difference in the figures on the last line: the clock show’s two o’clock instead of three, there are 3 bananas in each bunch instead of 4. In addition, the geometric shape has a total of 11 lines, because it’s missing the inner square.

2. We know that the 3 figures on the first line are equal to 45, thus each figure is equal to 15. However, each figure consists of a hexagon, a pentagon, and a square: 15 lines that add up to a total of 15. Each line is equal to one.

3. Now, the bananas. 2 bunches of 4 bananas each, plus the figure (equal to 15) are added to make 23. Hence, 2 bunches of 4 bananas each are equal to 8. Therefore, one bunch of 4 bananas is equal to 4 and 1 banana is equal to 1.

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4. Now, we have a bunch of 4 bananas (equal to 4), plus two clocks that read 3 o’clock, equal to a total of 10. This means that the two clocks that read 3 o’clock together equal 6. One clock showing 3 o’clock is equal to 3, so each is equal to one.

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5. On the fourth line, the clock shows two o’clock, so its value is 2. There are three bananas on each bunch. The shape has 11 lines, thus it’s equal to 11.

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To reach the final result, we just have to perform this operation:

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2 + 3 + 3 × 11 = 2 + 3 + 33 = 38.

The result is 38, and only those who are very gifted at math will arrive at the correct result. It was really hard!

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