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Brain Teaser: Can you solve this challenging maths problem?

Oct 23, 2023 11:34 PM IST

Puzzle enthusiasts need to apply logical reasoning to solve this maths brain teaser shared on Instagram.

Mathematics is a subject that often doesn’t find favour with many, but for a select few, it’s a realm of challenges they relish. The feeling of satisfaction upon solving a complex math problem is an unmatched experience. And if you’re one of those enthusiasts, we’ve got a brain teaser that’s bound to pique your interest.

Brain Teaser: How quickly can you solve this maths problem?(Instagram/@mathequiz)
Brain Teaser: How quickly can you solve this maths problem?(Instagram/@mathequiz)

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“Comment your answer. If 7=70, 6=54, 5=40, 4=28. Then 2=?” reads the caption written alongside the maths question shared on Instagram. If you analyse carefully, this maths problem follows a set pattern. You just need to figure that out and apply logical reasoning to find the solution to this problem.

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Take a look at the brain teaser right here:

The brain teaser was shared three days ago on Instagram. It has since garnered a flurry of likes and comments.

Here’s how people reacted to this brain teaser:

“Answer is 10. 7×10=70. 6×9=54. 5×8=40. 4×7=28. (3×6=18. Missing). 2×5=10,” posted an individual.

While others simply wrote “12” as the answer to this maths question, some claimed that “10” is the correct answer.

Were you able to solve this brain teaser? What answer did you get? How much time did you take to solve this particular brain teaser?

Earlier, a maths brain teaser went viral on X, leaving people scratching their heads for the correct answer. The question was to find the value of ’60 ÷ 5(1 + 1(1 + 1)) = ?’ One needs to apply the BODMAS rule to solve the given equation. While many shared that the correct answer was ‘36,’ a few declared ‘4’ as the solution.

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