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Forum topic by Grumpy posted 03-05-2010 12:37 AM 1192 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Grumpy

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03-05-2010 12:37 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question brain teaser

LETS SEE WHO GETS THE RIGHT ANSWER FIRST.

> If:
> 2 + 3 = 10
> 7 + 2 = 63
> 6 + 5 = 66
> 8 + 4 = 96
>
> Then:
>
> 9 + 7 = ????

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#1 posted 03-05-2010 12:41 AM

144

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#2 posted 03-05-2010 12:57 AM

I agree: 9 x (9+7)= 144

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#3 posted 03-05-2010 02:39 AM

Looks like I’‘m way late to this party. Were you trying to find the answer or see if we knew ?? :-))

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#4 posted 03-05-2010 03:20 PM

> If:
> 2 + 3 = 10
> 7 + 2 = 63
> 6 + 5 = 66
> 8 + 4 = 96
>
> Then:
>
> 9 + 7 = ???? 144 (algorithm: 2+3=5, 5xTHR FIRST NUMBER = 10; 7+2=9, 9xTHE FIRST NUMBER = 63 … AND SO ON … 9+7=16, 16×9=144!!!)

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#5 posted 03-16-2010 06:32 AM

Gross.

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