# This Equation Is Correct: Can Your Logic Take The Heat Of This Tricky Math Question?

April 10, 2019

Some activities in life require us to think logically. Logical thinking can be described as the process of reasoning consistently to come to a conclusion.

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It has been proven that participating in specific training on logical thinking can make people smarter.

Puzzle solving is one of the ways you can build your ability to reason logically, and we have one here for you.

## Why is this equation correct?

1+9+8=1

On seeing this math equation, many people would think it is wrong, but if you think critically, you find out why it is correct.

Are you still thinking?

It’s simply a combination of the first letters of the numbers. Here is how it works:

One + Nine + Eight = ONE

Voila!

If this problem proved a bit too difficult for you to solve, don’t beat yourself up. Here are tips to help improve your logical thinking.

1. Play card games;

2. Make maths fun;

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3. Solve mysteries and break codes frequently;

4. Exercise logical conclusions.

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