You could be a maths GENIUS if you can solve ‘simple’ puzzle in 20 seconds


MATHS lovers, behold a brainteaser to put you to the test.

TikToker MathsPuzzles has revealed a fun little challenge – but can you figure out the answer?


Can you figure out the final one?Credit: @mathspuzzles

We get an idea of where it’s going with the first few answers.

So the first is easy: 1 + 5 = 6.

After that, the usual pattern goes well off.

The TikToker claims only 10 percent of people can figure it out.

But we suspect a lot more can do it.

The next sum is 2 + 6, somehow equalling 14.

And after that, it’s 3 + 7, which gets 24.

Then 4 + 8 = 36.

So what does the final pair equal?

It says 5 + 9 – and the answer isn’t 14.

The correct answer is actually 50.

For those who don’t know how, it’s quite simple.

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The answer to the previous question is sneakily added into the mix each time.

So the final question was actually 36 + 5 + 9, which makes 50.

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