Would you be the one to solve this equation?

Most people get it wrong

At the same time, even the most basic math can be forgotten when you don’t practice. With that in mind, we could leave the regular puzzles aside for a second to try to refresh the basic skills you learned back in school.

For this problem, it’s essential to remember the order of operations while having a good eye for detail. It’s not an easy task – and according to most sites online, most people get it wrong on their first try.

Can you figure out the solution?

Time to use that head of yours.

Yeah, it’s not that simple, but as I said, not even 50% get it right at first.

Can you solve the math test?

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**ANSWER: **

**The answer is 6.**

**Only maths geniuses can solve this without using a calculator**

Brain Teaser: Solve this question in less than 10 seconds and prove that you are a maths whiz. (X/@SabaOsmaanqazi)

“Can you solve this without a calculator?” reads the caption to this brain teaser shared on X by a user Dr Saba Osmaan. The brain teaser asks a seemingly simple question: ‘Can you solve this?’ the accompanying equation is ‘2×1+6×6’. Simple, right? But can you solve it in 10 seconds or less and prove your calculation skills? Your time starts now…

Take a look at the brain teaser shared on the micro-blogging platform below:

The brain teaser was shared a day ago and has been viewed by more than 1,400 people. Many of them liked it. Additionally, a few even tried solving it and shared their answers in the comments.

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**ANSWER: **

Here’s what people posted after solving this brain teaser:

An individual wrote, “PEMDAS rule 2+36=38.”

Another added, “Yes, I can solve this question without a calculator. 2×1 + 6×6 =2 + 36 =38.”

“According to BODMAS 38,” joined in a third.

A fourth commented, “You all are right. Cheers.”

Many unanimously agree that ‘38’ is the correct answer to this intriguing brain teaser.

Were you able to solve this maths-related brain teaser? If yes, what answer did you get?

Earlier, a maths brain teaser was doing the rounds on the Internet. It claimed that 99% of people won’t be able to solve it correctly. The challenge was to find the product of two numbers. Intriguing, right?