Brainteasers never get old. Regardless of our age, everyone needs to exercise those brain cells regularly. It helps us stay alert and ready for our busy adult lives.
Exactly what challenges you use to practice doesn’t really matter. The most important part is that you train the brain on the regular.
Not only is it fun and healthy, but few things can beat the feeling of overcoming a really difficult puzzle.
If you look around online today, there are lots of fun and exciting challenges to try your hand at.
Primary school math
Something that has become very popular lately is school-level math problems from back in the day.
It’s been a few years since you sat at your school desk, so when you come across a math problem, it is vital to think carefully, even if the task is intended for children.
But if you concentrate and bring your A-game, you should have no problem solving the equation.
Solve this school-level math problem
Here comes today’s challenge. You can’t use a calculator to solve it! Just your head and wits.
So if you add up all the numbers in the picture below – what will the total sum be?
What is your answer? Make sure you remember it and compare it with the correct solution and explanation below.
Here is the correct answer
Do you have an answer ready? Below this picture is the conclusion.
Answer: Did you get the answer 5,000? Then you are not alone.
However, 5,000 is not correct. The correct answer is 4,100. Most people get confused on the last 10 to be added, and unconsciously add 910 instead of 10 and therefore get the incorrect answer of 5,000.
Did you solve the school-level math problem correctly? Congratulations to you in that case!
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