What's The Next Number? Kids Solve This Math Problem In Seconds While Adults Scratch Their Heads!

Inspiration

December 17, 2018 16:12 By Fabiosa

Have you ever noticed that children have a special way of thinking? Despite the lack of life experience, they look at things from a completely different angle and occasionally amaze adults.

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Thanks to their wit and imagination, kids solve problems in the blink of an eye while we, adult men and women, are often caught off guard by these confusing riddles.

Today we are offering you to solve one such a riddle.

The condition

You have a row of numbers: 77 49 36 18 ?

Which number or figure should take the place of the question mark so that a sequence is formed?

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Take your time. Look at the numbers from different angles.

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So? Have you got it? We hope so!

The correct answer

The last number is 8.

The solution

Multiply the digits contained in each number to reach the next number in the sequence (i.e., 77 becomes 7 x 7). Thus:

7 x 7 = 49, 4 x 9 = 36, 3 x 6 = 18, 1 x 8 = 8.

Why don't you share this problem with your friends? Let them work their brains!

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