# Seems Tricky? This Interesting Math Riddle May Reveal How Smart You Are

May 13, 2019 16:09 By Mambee

Even though mathematics is not some people’s favorite subject, it can play vital roles in daily activities. Apart from the obvious business and finance checking, good knowledge of math helps with making better decisions, being popular among friends, and, believe it or not, it can help you be a better cook.

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So, do you think you are smart? Let’s play a game to see how good you are with mathematics.

Which of this negative numbers is the largest?

Take your time to figure it out.

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The answer is -7 and the reason is that the higher the negative number, the smaller it is and the smaller the negative number is, the larger is it, get it?

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Negative numbers exist in math and are all numbers less than zero. Confused? Let us put it into practical scenarios, if positive represent above the surface, then negative will be anything below that surface. Now let’s put it into numbers.

If your account balance was on zero and you borrowed 300 from the bank, it will be on -300. If it is later refunded, the balance will be back to 0. If it is then credited with 100, it will be +100.

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We hope you learned something new. Share this with friends and family, let them know math is fun.