Take a look at the math puzzle below and see what you make of it. Also, check the clock before you start. How fast can you do this?
Ready to solve the equation?
Mull it over a few minutes and then write down your answer. Don’t cheat by scrolling down, however!
Alright, pencils down. Have you reached a solution? How fast did you get it?
Here is how we can break it down: 7(7-2×3) =?
– First of all, we need to start with solving the multiplication in the brackets
7 (7- 6)
– Then you solve the equation within the brackets
– Now you can continue with solving the multiplication:
7 x 1 =
– Now you have the solution to the equation: It’s 7