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2581?

The answer is 2?

The answer is 2?

Start a hangout

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Rishabh Kalra

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2581?

The answer is 2?

The answer is 2?

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The number of circles

The number of circles

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yes. 2 is answer

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yup, the answer is 2

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all the above guys are smart.

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I believe numbers are missing here.

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42 .. sorry ;)

its 2

2...

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Wow - it's as if I've been transported back to a couple of weeks ago!

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Answer is 0

+Steve Mayne I didn't post it .

how is it 2?

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no. of circles

2 is correct.

Amazingly simple lol.

Amazingly simple lol.

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I'm pretty sure it's a hoax that pre-school children actually solve it in 5 to 10 minutes, but saying that is part of the clue to solving it.

I had to Google the answer up though. Too used to seeing the numbers and not the numerals.

I had to Google the answer up though. Too used to seeing the numbers and not the numerals.

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I saw this before. They say children can do better than adults, because they solve the problem by vision, but we always try to find the logical relations among these numbers.

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Answer is 4...

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420

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+TECHNICS ► You make old news so interesting ;-)

+Ricardo Dirani I agree about the pre-school comment - I don't think many of them actually understand the concept or symbol for equality.

+Ricardo Dirani I agree about the pre-school comment - I don't think many of them actually understand the concept or symbol for equality.

Answer is 2. Does that make me a preschooler?

hey someone say me how is it 2?

the number of completed circles in numbers.

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count the number of places you could fill some color using MS paint fill tool

what?

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he he...nice one +Ajay George

figured it out fast... reminds me of a dice game... "petals around the rose"

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+Revathi Chintapalli

for example

0 = 1 circle

8 = 2 circles

6 = 1 circle

9 = 1 circle

2 = 0 circles

1 = 0 circles

for example

0 = 1 circle

8 = 2 circles

6 = 1 circle

9 = 1 circle

2 = 0 circles

1 = 0 circles

thank u :D

I am ashamed, would have never guessed, even though I passed math with almost highest score.

absolutly

heyyy 2 circles...

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Pre-school children are still learning to count. Whomever created this graphic is certainly not the same person who constructed the question.

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**but why???**

+Steve Mayne , and all, all , all

here is one more interesting, very inetresting as for me, variant of answer.delete from row :

1) 8809

15) 8096

all other the same

an it will be answer -**2** too

but with much more math logic ( not geo (**:** )

here is one more interesting, very inetresting as for me, variant of answer.delete from row :

1) 8809

15) 8096

all other the same

an it will be answer -

but with much more math logic ( not geo (

answer is cero

2581 = 2.

I am not a pre-schooler nor a professional programmer. But it took me only 30 seconds to figure it out !

I am not a pre-schooler nor a professional programmer. But it took me only 30 seconds to figure it out !

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play the game a different way.

8809 =0

7111 =5

2172 =5

6666 =0

3213 =2

9313 =1

0000 =0

2222 =4

3333 =0

5555 =8

2581= ??

8809 =0

7111 =5

2172 =5

6666 =0

3213 =2

9313 =1

0000 =0

2222 =4

3333 =0

5555 =8

2581= ??

ok now please prove 9881 = 5 (?)

how?

how?

Numbers and shapes are two completely different things. Just a FYI it took a designer less than 5 minutes...

+NIKE Kumar the 9

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this is not a math question.

confusing and I'm in pre-algebra!

easy enough,tuk jst a sec

^^^^programmer btw less then 1 minute but i have seen it before

+Azeem Kaleem can u xplain?

It's easy ! The answer is 2 !

Thanks so much for giving away the answer - spoiled the puzzell for me in a single unintentioned glance!!!

It took me maybe 25 to 30 seconds and Im in highschool..fairly easy..and the answer to the last one..2....LoL :) Take THAT Pre-Calculus!! The first problem with numbers I can actually solve!!!

+Shae Lilly can u xplain please

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+Laston Kirkland = 4

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It has nothing to do with the numbers it has to do with the number of circles you see in the number. So 8809 has 6 circles in it.

You'll notice that people who write "brain teasers" like this tend not to attach their names thereto. Mainly because they are tired of hearing "*SIGH* Nobody likes a smart-ass, Steve".

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Best puzzle I've seen in a while. Thanks +TECHNICS ►.

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got it +Jason Lucero thank u

gfvcxfbg

Laston Kirkland: could it be 4 - the number of straight lines within each number

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lol i hate math

Couldn't figure this out I'm ashamed to say, despite figuring out petals around the rose fairly quickly.

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+Laston Kirkland 4 (the bars, lines or dashes)

2581= 2... Is that so hard to understand??

answer is 2?

I don't think abstracting the numerals and seeing only the numbers is really "thinking too much".

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it's 2

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2581 = 2

Value of

8=2

0=1

2=0

3=0

5=0

6=1

7=0

8=2

9=1

0=1

Add all the value..

Value of

8=2

0=1

2=0

3=0

5=0

6=1

7=0

8=2

9=1

0=1

Add all the value..

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Thanks +Brijesh Sharma

+Abhishek Sriram How?

remember those math exams that are either boring or too difficult to even spend any effort on, and you just spend the time shading all those spaces inside the numeric characters on the nines, eights, sixes, etc.? this problem is just a counting game, on how many 'spaces' inside the numbers did you fill with your pencil.

it should be easier with preschoolers who haven't yet experienced the exciting world of algorithms =Þ

it should be easier with preschoolers who haven't yet experienced the exciting world of algorithms =Þ

.i don't know....

2 :D

is it 2

That was better than coffee to get the mind going. Took about 2 min, so my brain must think like a preschooler before caffeine. ;-)

and I solved it in only 2 minutes, it is two..

Sure thing +vincenzo vitale

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No of circles

No of circles

This was fun! Probably going to have to follow this now.

two.................rounds n that are in eight

ya bitches aren't funny stfu no life dumb fukz

And if I solve it?

hai how are you I am kannan from thanjavur

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i would nver solve that.

2 , nice one!

need long exercise

Ha i got it! HAHA :D

That was easy! I solved after minutes, the answer is 2.

hahaha... apparently designers get this VERY fast... the more logical you are the slower you will achieve the answer ;)

HINT: Count the holes!

HINT: Count the holes!

in under 2 min

it's 2.

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+Laston Kirkland 2581= 4, by ur rules

2.... the number of completion of the circles like 8 is to and 89 is three..... =)

it is difficult.but can be solved after giving stress to my mind which i dont like

m...m....m...meep

Translate

Haha, numbers.

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i figured it out

its 2

its counting the number of loops

its 2

its counting the number of loops

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Gosh that's fu*4ing dumb LOL!

i got the right answer in 10 seconds. because i was too tired with logic, i simply chose a number. 10% chance of getting it right, and i was right!

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count the o only the sum is correct

everyone got mine right :)

yes you are right, it took me alot of time. I was messed up in numbers, but the logic is in the number of circles, so I guess the answer is 2

Just add up the number of circles in the numbers. For example, 8 has 2 circles so, 8809 has a total of 6 circles.

FOUND! im so cool

how am i supposed to answer any of it? is it trig? algebra?

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4444 = 4 or 0?

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when you see the solution you will shit bricks...

i was totally trolled.

i was totally trolled.

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I guess 2, with less than 1min viewing

its fricken 2

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Less than a minute. I have the brain of a pre-school child. It's NOT in a jar on my desk.

Never would have gotten that..

2, took about 5 seconds to see the answer there. similar to an alphabet pattern test that throws a lot of people off.

its 2. how ? its is explained above.

Ok but whats the question? My head hurts!

2and thatz the no. of circles...........

2581, someone doesn't know how to write Equations...

Yeah the answer is 2

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Dumb, took me 20mm to figure out the meaning of circle. Nothing to do with math at all.

its 2, less than a minute. just because your presented with a bunch of numbers and an equal sign doesn't mean its math.

I have no idea, but I'm still trying! Guess I'm not a preschooler.

WHY it's so easy took me 1min

all it is is find what each number stands for

like when 2222 is 0 all the 2's are 0's and when its 6666=4 then one 6=1

all it is is find what each number stands for

like when 2222 is 0 all the 2's are 0's and when its 6666=4 then one 6=1

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The no. of circles? Thats no fair.

2. got it in less than 3 minutes.

classic#####

2, in 20 seconds no coffee needed!

IT HAS 2 CLOSED LOOPS!!!!

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The answer is two. twenty seconds........

buzo es 2

I got it instantly, and I'm a college educated programmer.

being true to myself...i'm not getting any clue for that......plzzz if anyone has solved it right...give the answer.....

2 minutes.. and im programmer.. or am i not :S

just find what each number is then add it up

well, i would have NEVER got that.. i was going with 42

2..took 2 min though

hey baby

Nice... programmers from which company would take an hour ?

Answer is 2, but I have little doubt about statement that pre-school children can solve it...

Ooooooo! - But the answer has been given several times...

Great thinking puzzle... works in every language.

Great thinking puzzle... works in every language.

2.... in less than a minute... (1,2,3,5,7 all = 0, 0,6,9 all = 1, 8 = 2... no 4's shown, so hard to tell... I would guess 1, but could just as easily be 0.... trying not to give the answer ALL away here.

how?

1234

no logic

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2 :)

Wow this is crazy!

is it 2????/

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ans is 2

I don't see how the pre-school kids would figure this out in 5 to 10 minutes if they know how to count and simple math.

Yes, it's 2.

2... less than a minute...

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<30 seconds, I must be simple.

It's 2 bajillion!

2 and +Laston Kirkland,it is 4

:) I can see why.

less then a minute here.. and i'm both a programmer and have higher education.. I think the statement is flawed.

I think the answer is 2..

half of ye are talking bullshite

+Sean Walsh 4444 = 0

lol

The answer is 0

the answer is 4? if im right took 5 mins.. lil disapointed in myself :(

it is so easy 2=0

5=0

8=2

1=0

i.e 2581 = 2

5=0

8=2

1=0

i.e 2581 = 2

I am only 12 and I know it is the numbers of the circles.

Took about a minute. Key for me was noting that none of the example results was higher than six. Theoretically, eight is possible with this setup, but the fact that the results are so constrained rules out alot of possibilities.

I'm a programmer, didn't even take me a minute.

the answear is 2!

2!

2 is the answer ; count the circles in the numbers.

MY ANS IS 5

What's the point?

2 :)

I know how to search in google didn't took me more than 3 seconds

>.<

>.<

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the answer is 2 its the amount of circles in each question so 8=2, 6=1 etc

my ans is also 2......

The answer is 42.

+James Luckman thanks for spoiling the fun.

okay.

you are soo cool dude. nice try

you are soo cool dude. nice try

2, cause 2581 has 2 circles? good one.

The answers is 2, it's a problem about quantity...

its bout

how many circles does the number have

how many circles does the number have

:)

The more you know the worse the answer (sorry programmers) Numbers and their manipulation (addition etc) is a distraction.

It took me like a minute to figure it out.. You'll have to think like a child..

Now then, who wants to do my calculus assignment? :D

2?

ikr im a senior in high school

it's 8 billion to the power of 37.

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Took me a couple of minutes to stop over-thinking it. Then another couple to assign the correct value to each symbol, and therefor come up with the correct answer.

But it never occurred to me that it is the number of holes, until I read through these comments.

(I am a programmer.)

But it never occurred to me that it is the number of holes, until I read through these comments.

(I am a programmer.)

yup 2

Keep at it. You'll get it eventually. And *do* pay attention to the blurb at the top: it's a hint. Think about it. ...What would a kindergartener do with this if they had been looking at it for five minutes?

Think about it.

Think about it.

The preschoolers would only answer this quicker of they were given instructions. But the answer is 2.

wow man that's not even fair

answer- 2

'pre-school children' is useful information...so I got the answer about in one minute:)

ALL RIGHT THATS NICE

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+Kyle Whitney It has nothing to do with mathematics, other than counting how often a certain event occurs. The numbers on the left could be simple symbols, like a circle or a triangle or a figure eight, or even letters.

Here's a hint: P = 1. BOY = 3. BOTTLE = 3. APPLE = 3. & = 2. $ = 2. % = 2. !^*)( = 0

Here's a hint: P = 1. BOY = 3. BOTTLE = 3. APPLE = 3. & = 2. $ = 2. % = 2. !^*)( = 0

Nice...

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i dont get it??????

found it.you have to count the number of circles in each number that also includes the circles in 6,8,9 and 0

wat is this??????

Oh dear oh dear!

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i really can't solve it in one or more years!!! how the children do that in 5 min????????? :-O kidding me??

U wonder how many people realize that every single answer is wrong as the number 8 is not actually comprised of actual circles. While the numbers 9, 6, and obviously 0 do contain circles the letter 8 is not. If u said the number of enclosures then it might be correct but saying the number of circles is very inaccurate.

i am so stuck on stupid right now :)

ok i get it its counting the circles in the numbers so the awnser is two

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I don't get this.

2581 = 2

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ahhh ! i hate math ! :?

haha ikr

2... LOLZZ...........

what circles?

I got it...Hike

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Very intresting my brain injured !

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Wow... this one was tough... No more than 10min, but had to really switch the brain on; 2

Im in 5th grade and I knew right away.

Preschool children my arse they would just rip it to shreds and drool all over it

superb yrrrr ,,, i like this !!

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read the above post,i understand.

1111=0 means 1+1+1+1=0 so 1=0.

9999=4 means 9+9+9+9=4 so 9=1

0000=4 means 0+0+0+0=4 so 0=1.

so if 8809 =6 8+8+0+9=6 ,two 8 =6-1-1=4 (0=1,9=1) and 8 =2

at last 2581=0+0+2+0=2(5 is 0)

1111=0 means 1+1+1+1=0 so 1=0.

9999=4 means 9+9+9+9=4 so 9=1

0000=4 means 0+0+0+0=4 so 0=1.

so if 8809 =6 8+8+0+9=6 ,two 8 =6-1-1=4 (0=1,9=1) and 8 =2

at last 2581=0+0+2+0=2(5 is 0)

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#educationmakesyoudumb

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I didn't cheat and it honestly took me about 5 minutes. It would have been harder without the description, which basically tells you the answer.

how do you work out the answer??

im confussed

im confussed

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2581 = 2

How do you get 2?

Can someone explain it to me? lol

Can someone explain it to me? lol

Took me 4 minutes...3:55 of that trying to dismiss all thoughts of "math"...which is the problem with a riddle like this: its title is "Math Question" but it has nothing at all to do with math or arithmetic!

It was 2 the last time this was on the what's hot tab and the time before so I can be pretty sure it will be 2 this time as well.

Give it to **justin bebar**

2!

ah it took me 10 sec

i say 2 it took me2mins

I'd like to meet those pre-school children.

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2 !! **the number of circles**

is it 2?

Wel,, solved it in 5 secs. I have an IQ of a toddler.

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it has multiple answers: = 8 = 6+9 = 0+0

Number of enclosed areas in the digits of the number in question.

my level is pre-school child (it took me 3 mins) :D

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Ans: 2

Logic

1,2,3,5,7 =0

0,6,9 =1

8 =2

Logic

1,2,3,5,7 =0

0,6,9 =1

8 =2

30 seconds! I feel very lateral thinking advantaged today. Maybe it's the sleep dep.

now I see why there are no "4" in the 4 digit numbers. Because 4 is a bit ambiguos in this problem. Should it count or not? lol

1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000\

lolz

lolz

wow..:O

it took 10 mins.. still i had to see comments..:/

it took 10 mins.. still i had to see comments..:/

8 is not a letter

It only makes sense after I saw the answer. Now I know why. The smarter you are the more complicated you make it.

Laston Kirkland, in that way 2581 = 4

2, and I don't call that a math question.

2 took 4 seconds

Yikes, that's a good one. Took me about 4 minutes. Abstract math is the best math.

+Richard Albistegui-DuBois Dude, call spoiler alert before you say things like that!

Answer is 6

answer is 6

:)

:)

Answer is 2

It's 2. There are 2 closed loops. Nothing to do with math

The answer is two. In ten seconds or so

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number of circles,but i am not a preschool child :)

=2, 3 minutes - does that make me uneducated?

I like it,

ans is 2

I mean 2(Forgotten that there is question)

All people who solve it less than 15 min ,have a mind of pre school...and those who did't get it after an hour or more..congratulation...YOu Are Genius...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

yes ans is 2

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2 , its count of circles :)

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Answer is 2, i could see it in 15 second, lol - that is bad!

i allready have a headache

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U didn't get the point of post....The more quickly you solve it the Less YOu think,the less you think, the weaker mind you have..!!!!!!!!!!

In less than 10 minutes \o/ and i'm a programmer xD

I get the answer by given each number a value like this:

0 1

1 0

2 0

3 0

4 ?

5 0

6 1

7 0

8 2

9 1

I get the answer by given each number a value like this:

0 1

1 0

2 0

3 0

4 ?

5 0

6 1

7 0

8 2

9 1

=2 NUMBER OF LITTLE CIRCLES :)

Damn! that's funny!

8 have 2 circles..............................................................................................................

Got it. Cool. (it's not 6...)

I did not found out solution. My brain is good for math only :( .

twooo

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answer is 2 because its counting the circles within each line of numbers. :)

Cute: 2

2581 = 2

People with things to do will look at it for a minute and then get back to work.

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in less than a minute...I have the mind of a child!

I can see how it could be over-thought:)

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Get real Geople.

This post again? Really¿

Count the f'n loops. They at least tell the kids that.

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I'm considering going back to facebook.

This post again? Really¿

Count the f'n loops. They at least tell the kids that.

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I'm considering going back to facebook.

Got it in around 5 minutes....Wonder if that means I think like a preschool child...

... and the lightbulb comes on! :-)

<-- programmer here, knew what was going on after looking at the firstnumber. same for my colleagues, so your point is invalid. programmers can just abstract better than the rest of the world. while you'rebusy counting circles, we do stuff. so, play this games with your children, since you're like them (meaning smart, what else? ;)) ps: fuck off :)

2 is the answer

Numbers have been pounded into our mind as being representations of values. Being able to look past this bias is not a sign of a weak mind. Solved < 2mins.

Solved it in 3 Seconds, As i read the first comment :P

My mind is exploded :/

escuse me, but not so many people are as smart as some pre- schoolers like you!

i have a degree and figured it out in around 30s... so time scales not strictly true

genuis

+Laston Kirkland. The answer is 4 :)

Even without the obvious visual aspect, all you need to do it associate each number with an associated number, i.e. 6 = 1, because 4*6 =4, same goes for 9, and 0, and from that you can figure out that 8 is worth 2.

the answers are equal to the number of circles within each number

not again its 2 for god sake

the answer is 2

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Colouring it in gives you the answer

2!

Um whats the answer

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im pretty sure if I gave this to my five year old cousin, she wouldnt think of the fucking circles

It took me sometimes too, May be because the question is a bit misleading. in one side of the equation we have shapes and on the other side the numbers. when we look at an equation, our brain tries to find a relation between two sides. we relate numbers to numbers and shapes to shapes because each of them belongs to a different group. If you haven't been able to find the answer fast it means you have a rational brain. You are a logical thinker and you relay on facts in problem solving. In short the left side of your brain is more active than your right side... if you could figure it out fast, you are sort of visionary, you can be good artists, imaginative and as a result less rational! So the speed of solving the puzzle does not mean you are intelligent or stupid, it just means which side of your brain is more active!

took about 10 seconds for me to figure out what it was, answer is 2

I couldn't figure this out until thinking about preschoolers being able yo figure it out. Then I got it immediately!

0 is the answer

2

+Miodrag Stojilkovic I wouldn't be to ashamed as it really isn't related to math but is intended to give that impression to an educated person. However the comment of "pre-schoolers" being able to solve it quicker then all others should make most people identify it is based on what perceptions they would have for the answer, symbols(circles).

answer 2

how do you solve it?

3333= 4 ... broken hearts

;.(

;.(

Even steven :)

obviously 2.

I solve this in 3 min. How old am I? Who am I? Try to slove this problem :)))))

in !2! seconds

what's wrong with me then?.. took few seconds (the answer is 2, right?)...(former programmer btw)

I remember doing this exact puzzle once before, and yet it still took me twenty minutes.

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it took my 2:30hrs ....... :(

yah it's 2

yah it's 2

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5=1

if........... 2581=???

then must understand the answer is 3 digits wether you subtract or adtion must 3 digits answer.........so my answer is posible:

2581-2400=181

then must understand the answer is 3 digits wether you subtract or adtion must 3 digits answer.........so my answer is posible:

2581-2400=181

Is it 2?

2+5=7-8=1+1=2 ..

I'm a programmer, didn't take me an hour. Say around 5 minutes. ;)

Erick Servin

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2581 = 2 is the number of circles in the numbers

how on earth did u get 2?

My formula.

2 is the answer

That was easy.

2 it is. xD

My 2 cents :

- We have to think "out of the box", not very easy unfortunately...

- Google+ is the right place for a puzzle about Circles ;-)

- We have to think "out of the box", not very easy unfortunately...

- Google+ is the right place for a puzzle about Circles ;-)

Well I am not smart but I am not blind either. I did not see the circles as the answer but once told it was circles I saw the answers. I did not need further explanation. So maybe that counts for something? lol

following the squence 5 should equal 25 BUT since 1= 5 then 5 must =1

following the squence 5 should equal 25 BUT since 1= 5 then 5 must =1

10 seconds, 2.

Umm I then m it's 25 lol

Piece of cake!

The problem is topological rather than numerical...

2...........!

an 8 is made up of 2 circles

(programmer) I totally got this in 5 minutes by assigning the value to each digit and then adding those values together... but it wasn't until I looked at the comments that I realized the value was number of circles. I just saw that 0 = 1, 9 = 1, 6 = 1, 8 = 2 and solved. DOH!

2! is that mean I'm still pre-school child?#lol :)

i think it's 4! :)

+Antonela Haidar You and me both. According to the intro, I should have taken around an hour to work it out ;-) Then I saw the comment that answered it, and fun was over.

6 seconds... but i have the maturity of a pre-schooler

2!

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2 - ive seen this before and it had to be dumbed down for me to get it.

2 (programmer) 3mins

9999 = 4 so from 8809 = 6 -> 8 needs to be 3, not 2

I meant 2 :P

Jody Pretty

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It's the number of circles that can be colored in, like in an 8 for example the top and bottom can both be colored in, so that's 2.

count the circles in the numbers....

Such a pain.

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well, i plugged it into my prototype quantum calculator, applying fuzzy logic algorithm judiciously and with deliberate stubborness

TECHNICS

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Alrighty

2581=2

I got it in 5 - interesting pattern recogniition.

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Gud Away Some

wtf???

yeap i got it now

it is 2

it is 2

+Rouven Hernier

4 . score is the number of straight lines that make up the numbers

4 . score is the number of straight lines that make up the numbers

nice 1...

0 is not a circle

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