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These 10 Old Equations Proved Impossible To Solve

We just LOVE these impossible equations! Are you any good at them? Math is not everyone’s strong point, but that should not stop you from giving it a go anyway! We have ten just ready and waiting for you to solve, so give it a bash and let us know how you faired!

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Are you ready for some impossible equations?

Remember, these really are quite tricky! So, if you struggle a little, don’t be too hard on yourself! To make it a little bit easier, we’re giving you multiple choice answers below each equation.

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Equation 1…Good luck!

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Equation 2

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Equation 3 will have you scratching your head!

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Ready for Equation 4?

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Equation 5

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If you thought those were impossible equations, get ready for five more!

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Another tricky equation coming at you! Number 6

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Equation 7

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This impossible equation is not easy at all. Here’s number 8

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Equation 9

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Finally! Impossible equation number 10

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Wondering if you got them right or wrong?

So, how do you think you did with those ten, super tricky equations? Want to know the answers and see how well you really did? Well, read on!

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Here are the answers to all ten equations

9 ÷ 3 + 9 ÷ 3 = 6

10 x 0.25 = 2.5

4 + 2 (8 – 6) = 8

10 + 8 (4 – 2) = 26

6 x 36 x 6 = 1.296

24 ÷ 4 (6 – 4) = 12

5 + 5 x 5 – 5 = 25

4 + (8 – 4) 4 = 20

4 ÷ 2 + 8 ÷ 4 = 4

18 ÷ 3 + 18 ÷ 3 = 12

So, how well did you score with these tricky maths puzzles? Let us know in the comments! Don’t forget to share with your friends and family and see how you compare with your math skills!

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