**Can you solve this math problem using nothing but regular school math?**

However, it becomes quite simple if you remember the rules. An important detail that most people miss, is the order of operations, or what should be solved first between addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Can you solve this tricky math problem?

This math problem may seem simple but it is driving the internet crazy! (PS: If you are going to solve it correctly, you are going to have to remember the order of operations.)

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**ANSWER**

Most people keep arriving at two different answers: 1 and 9. To correctly solve the problem with PEMDAS, first, you solve anything with parentheses and exponents and then move left to right with the remaining operations.

**So, the correct answer is: 9**

How did you do/ Did this test drive you crazy too?