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# Can you solve the simple maths question confusing adults?

New brainteaser that many adults are getting wrong has been sweeping the web – can you get it right?

Do you know the correct answer to 9 – 3 ÷ 1/3 + 1 =?

It may seem easy enough to answer – but the question is an example of slipping maths standards across generations, it has been claimed.

## Can you figure it out?

Can you figure it out?

The key to answering the question is all to do with a basic maths rule you were most likely taught at school but may have since forgotten.

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Very few people get it right: Can you find the cat among the owls?

This brain teaser is really hard, and I needed several minutes of staring at the screen before getting it right. But the longer it takes, the more satisfying it is once you find the solution.

The image below has a boatload of owls in it. But somewhere among them, a cute little cat is hiding. Can you find it?

Hint: Cat has ears.

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Very tricky, right? If you found the cat, then congratulations – you really have an eye for detail! Share this brain teaser with your friends to give them their daily brain exercise!