This math challenge is meant for 11-year-olds – but most adults can’t solve it

Solve the equation in your head

Here we have a simple math equation, it is important, however, to keep track of the order of operations you learned in school. It’s crucial to complete the task. Below you can see the problem.

Do you remember how to solve it? If not, we’ll show you the answer after the image below.

1 + 1 + 1 – 1 x 2 – 0 =?




Here is the correct answer

First, we start by solving the multiplication.

1 x 2

1 x 2 = 2

It gets easy – with the right method

This is what we are left with.

1 + 1 + 1 – 2 – 0

The next step is even easier

3 – 2

Finally, the correct answer is: 1

The solution was quite easy, as you can see. However, it was vital to start by doing the multiplication first – and many people forget that.

Did you solve it correctly?

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