People Are Arguing Over The Answer To This Equation

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Are you the type of person who enjoys a good challenge? Every once in a while, a puzzle or math problem is shared around the internet that stumps people or leaves everyone arguing about the correct answer.

 

This is the latest riddle/brain teaser to be making its way around the internet. Take a look for yourself and see if you can get the answer. Just remember you can’t solve this simply by running left-to-right – you’ve got to use the order of operations known as PEMDAS (parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction). Make your old middle school math teacher proud!

Take a look and see if you can get it, then scroll down for the answer.

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Just a little more, we wanna give you time to figure it out on your own!

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Get it yet?

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The correct answer is 30.

To arrive at this solution, you’ve got to use PEMDAS, which means you’ll do the multiplication first. The equation would be:

1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 11 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 11 + (1 x 0) + 1

= 29 + 0 + 1

= 30

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Source: www.wimp.com