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?
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.
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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