Your morning heart-starter: The maths quiz that has everyone stumped

Think you're good at maths? Can you figure out the question below? Source: Pexels

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Test your brain power with this brain-teaser:

If you thought you were a maths genius, try figuring out this quiz that was assigned to a seven-year-old grade two student.

The girl’s mother, Angie Werner, took to Facebook with the puzzling question.

It reads: “There are 49 dogs signed up to compete in the dog show. There are 36 more small dogs than large dogs signed up to compete. How many small dogs are signed up to compete?”

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Can you figure out this maths question? Source: Werner

Many people believe that the answer is found by subtracting the 36 small dogs from the total number of dogs. This results in thirteen large dogs and 36 small dogs. However, that answer is apparently wrong.

Can you figure the answer out? We’ll post the answer and how to get to the answer later today. Give us your answers in the comments below.

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