This Problem Is So Simple And Stupid And Yet, Adults Have The Hardest Time With It

Go ahead and stare at this for the next five minutes. Apply every mathematical model you can think of. Subtract, add, multiply, divide, use exponents, parentheses, patterns, complex algorithms, and, you know what? You still won’t get it.

That’s because it’s impossible. Well, maybe not impossible, but impossibly stupid.

The problem was given to a bunch of 6-year-olds for admission to a Hong Kong elementary school. Feel dumb yet? Well, you should because here’s the answer…

Are you ready?

Obviously, don’t scroll down unless you want to see it.


Got It?

Yes, that’s the image flipped upside down. Here’s an accurate description of how we all feel right now.

[BroBible via Daily Mail]