Can you solve this tricky math problem using nothing but regular school math?

What you learned in school easily fades away with the years. For example, when helping our kids with their homework, it’s not always easy to be helpful – and it can be embarrassing.

Therefore, it may be useful to practice a little to remember how things work when it comes to grammar, the periodic table, and math. Today I was thinking we should focus on the latter – and work those neurons with some tricky math.

It can get tricky

However, it becomes quite simple if you remember the rules. An important detail that most people miss, is the order of operations, or what should be solved first between addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

In today’s task, of course, we will only include two of these, but that doesn’t make it any less tricky!

Can you solve this tricky math problem?

You have to first, as I said, figure out the order of operations.

Should you just solve everything from left to right?

Well, no. Not really.

You must solve the multiplication before the addition.

Now, on the other hand, after solving that part – you can actually solve the rest from left to right.

In conclusion, it becomes very simple – and now I think you know the answer!

Below you can see the solution!

tricky math

Did you manage to solve this math problem? Then click that share button, and invite your friends to a fun challenge!