There’s a good chance you’re seeing puzzles like this every other week on your Facebook feed: a maths challenge, hidden objects game or logic conundrum that will spark plenty of healthy debate.
The latest popular puzzle to go viral comes courtesy of the Sales-Fiction Facebook page, which sparked thousands upon thousands of entertaining comments with this head-scratcher.
Some solved it in seconds. Some found it an entertaining challenge. Others argued out that it didn’t have much to do with IQ or intelligence at all.
Love it or hate it, the challenge awaits. How quickly can you solve it?
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This is not a maths problem so much as a game of patterns. Each “total” is really three numbers strung together: the two numbers multiplied, added, and subtracted.
8 x 2 = 16
8 + 2 = 10
8 – 2 = 6
How quickly did you solve this? Is is worthy of the “High IQ Intelligence Test” name, or just a bit of fun?