Can You Solve This Equation That Is Dividing The Internet?
Hardest Equation Ever!
- Are you interested in maths? Then take a look at this mind-boggling equation which has made the internet go crazy.
2. Give it a try
Look at the equation below. It probably seems quite easy initially.
3. But its not that simple
However, as you start solving it, you might get stuck at some point. Lets check which part is the tricky one.
4. The first part is very simple
You will be able to solve the first part in no time, its really simple. Just add all the numbers and the result is 17.
5. The second part is more difficult.
The second part might seem a bit harder, since you are probably confused whether to multiply first or add first.
You have probably heard the term BEDMAS before which stands for Brackets, Exponents, Division, Multiplication, Adding, Subtraction. You need to solve equations following this order always.
7. The final answer is 30
If you multiply first and do the other calculations correctly, you will get the correct answer i.e. 30. Doesn’t seem so difficult now, is it?
See more: This Basic Math Problem Went Viral Because Most People Can’t Solve It
Math is a big topic in the United States, most notably because we’re badly falling behind the rest of the world in terms of mathematical comprehension.
Students in the U.S. are improving but still lagging behind the rest of the world. According to the most recent Pew study, American students scored #35 worldwide in math.
That ain’t good.
This math equation is incredibly unique, not because it’s an interesting problem, but because it went totally viral in Japan. Only 60% of people in their 20’s could answer it. The same question in the 1980’s could be answered by 90% of Americans in their 20’s.
There are two ways for this math equation?
Which is true?
Can you solve it?
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