A Workout Session For The Brain: Can You Find A Clue To This Confusing Math Puzzle?

April 11, 2019

Brain teasers are the optimum brain exercise for developing thought processes. Most people are unaware of the benefits that come with solving brain teasers.

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Below are a few reasons why you should give that brain teaser a try today!

  1. It's a great way of eliminating boredom;
  2. For the betterment of thought processing speed;
  3. It curtails the possibility of dementia;
  4. It improves the general use of brain functions;
  5. It boosts your memory power.

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Now that you know the benefits of brain teasers let's try one!

Can you solve this math puzzle?

This math puzzle involves four equations. Answers will be provided for three out of the four equations, and you have to solve the fourth equation by yourself. Remember: no cheating!

We have an addition of three bees which is equal to twenty-seven in the first equation.

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Then in the second equation, we have an addition of two bees and a butterfly which has its answer as twenty-two.

The third equation consists of an addition of two butterflies and one cricket, which gives fourteen as an answer.

Lastly, the fourth equation, which you have to solve, comprises of a bee multiplied by two butterflies and an additional cricket. What is your answer?


For the solution, you should know the numbers each animal represents:

  • The bee represents 9
  • The butterfly is 4
  • The cricket is 6

Therefore, the brain teaser you were asked to solve can be simply translated into 9 x (4+4) + 6. The equation solution is 78.

We hope you got it right and, if not, you can always try the next one! But before you do that, learn how to answer brain teaser questions below.

How to answer brain teaser questions confidently

Some companies opt for brain teaser questions during the interview stage. Here are a few tips that can help you pass that test:

1. Go along with your pen and paper;

2. Remain level-headed;

3. Be attentive;

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4. Never submit a blank sheet. You must always provide an answer even if you are unsure;

5. Be expressive: let it be known how you arrived at your answer; if you diversified or not.

Hopefully, this will encourage you to solve the next brain teaser question you see. Stick around for more!

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