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# Can you crack this brain teaser and prove you're a maths genius?

Dec 11, 2023 09:39 PM IST

## The brain teaser challenges people to find the equivalent of a number on the basis of a given pattern.

A brain teaser that has been gaining significant traction on social media presents a series of numbers and their corresponding equivalents. The challenge for puzzle enthusiasts is determining the given pattern and finding the equivalent of the number 109.

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“Solve if you can,” reads the text insert on the brain teaser shared on X handle @brixwe. According to the brain teaser, if 32 equals 7, 54 equals 23, 76 equals 47, and 98 equals 79, then what will 109 equal?

## Take a look at the brain teaser here:

The brain teaser was shared on December 10. Since then, it has been viewed over 5,400 times. Many puzzle enthusiasts even took to the comments to share their thoughts.

## Here’s how people reacted to this brain teaser:

“99. Multiply the current line + number from the prior row in column 1. Ex: 7x6=42+5 which is 47,” posted an individual.

Another added, “99. I am correct. Yes!”

“99. Each line is a multiplication, with the odd number series (1,3,5,7) added to the result. 10x90 + 9 = 99,” claimed a third.

A fourth commented, “10 x 9 + 9 = 99.”

Were you able to solve this brain teaser?

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