While some challenges may appear to be super simple at first, they are actually quite tricky when you take a closer look.
This next tricky riddle revolves around the world of math and we’re calling all math geniuses to come forward. To be honest, we know that the majority of people reading this article weren’t the biggest fans when it came to mathematics in school.
Today, most of our math work requires very little use of skill and a greater reliance upon calculators. Thankfully, today’s task will not rely upon using calculators and we expect our viewers to give it their best shot at success. Please promise us that you won’t cheat and we’ll be more than happy to hear that.
Below, we’ve aligned a simple yet tricky math challenge. So, do you think you can put your mind to the test and get this one right? We sure do hope so!
Scroll down below and let us know what you think! We’d love to see how you do so be sure to write up your answers in the comments section. Good luck and happy solving!
The tricky challenge
For those who may appear to be a little hesitant at first to try and solve this challenge, well, let’s try and get you cozy with the working of it all. Math is an integral part of all of our lives. And it makes absolute sense that children who are good at solving sums from a young age, actually end up developing great critical thinking and problem-solving skills too, later on in their lives.
Now that you’ve seen the benefits, let’s get a little inspired and solve the math question shown below.
The right solution
Did you manage to give this problem your best shot? It’s time to find out by looking at the answer shown below.
As you can probably guess by now, all you had to do was use the PEMDAS order of operations to get to the final answer.
The correct answer should be 1! Did you manage to score?