This particular math puzzle will definitely challenge your mind, BUT the question is, can you solve it?
We have a mind-boggling brain teaser that has only been solved by some of the greatest minds. Do you think you can solve it too?
This math puzzle will leave many people trying to figure out the correct answer, so it’s definitely worth a try!
Most often, siblings in the family always like to play around and boast about who’s older than the others. Because to them, it makes a lot of difference to be just a year older!
The younger siblings like to play around with the fact that they’re the most favored ones since they came in last. While the older siblings could also turn it around and declare that they have an advantage since they were born first.
Yes, it’s a never-ending cycle!
Well, in that case, we have a math puzzle for you, (which you can solve with your siblings if you like) you can take a look at it to see how strong your brainpower is!
You have might already notice that this puzzle is very tricky and that it demands that you give it more attention even if you feel like you’ve already figured out the answer.
The solution is given down below, but we strongly advise solve it by yourself first before peeking at the answer!
Do you have your answer now? If yes, scroll down for the solution.
In the first statement, it is clear that the person was four years old when their brother was half that age. So, at that point, the brother must have been only 2. So, what is the difference between their ages?
Yup, that’s right, two years!
Therefore, if the person is 18 years old today, it means that their brother is two years younger.
As you might have already guessed, the correct answer to this math puzzle is 16!
Are you having fun now? If yes, then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t share this puzzle with your friends and family!