Look at the picture below and answer the following question:
How many phones can be charged at once?
It seems easy, right?
There are 3 sockets: one of them is for 2 devices and another 2 are for 4 devices.
You should not be a mathematical genius to do this calculation.
The answer is 10! But is it correct?
So here the right answer goes:
One of the devices with 4 sockets is actually useless. It doesn’t have a cord, that is, it is idle.
The other socket for 4 devices has one faulty outlet, which means we can use only 3 of them instead of 4.
And finally, we have 1 device with 2 sockets, which we can connect to the socket with 3 working outlets.
Thus, the right answer to the riddle is: 4 phones can be charged at once!
This math puzzle making rounds on the internet has been shared by a Facebook user named Antley Lamont Staten. The problem has been shared more than 382 thousand times.
While some people don’t even take a second to answer this puzzle, others may stare at it for five to ten minutes before they figure it out.
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If you have been puzzling over the numbers all along, you need to shift your gaze to the left and find the “MITSAKE”.