This is a simple math question that will make you think. As we grow, we tend to forget the basics of any subject. Here is a simple math puzzle question that will test your basic skills in Mathematics. Many people will tend to answer this simple math puzzle incorrectly. If your answer is not correct on your first attempt, then you need to revise the basic PEMDAS or BODMAS rules. Let us try and see if you can solve this math fun puzzle?

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## 12 comments:

Judysaid...oops I tried and got a wrong answer time to revise

September 28, 2019charusaid...Interesting! My answer was wrong ðŸ™ˆ

September 28, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...In fact, when the first time, I tried to solve these simple arithmetic #puzzles, I got most of my answers wrong. However once I revised the basics of Mathematics, I could correctly and quickly solve such maths #puzzles.

September 28, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...Nice to know that your found these puzzles and brainteasers interesting. Keep coming back and testing your mathematical, logical, visual and the English skills here.

September 28, 2019Tina Sequeirasaid...This is a unique fun blog. Will be visiting again for solving puzzles. Good work

September 29, 2019Paresh Godhwanisaid...As per the rule of BODMAS the answer should be -19.

September 29, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...Please try it again. The answer will be 5. It will get translated to 8+3-18+12 which makes it 5. You can try it on the calculator or in Google search to calculate the answer for the math #puzzle.

September 29, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...Please keep coming back to solve these puzzles, brainteasers and riddles. Everyday there is a new puzzle published on this website.

September 29, 2019Unknownsaid...5

June 21, 2021Dutchgirlsaid...Following the rules of BODMAS I did this

2x3=6 Brackets

2(6)=12 Multiply whatever is in brackets by number in front

3x6=18 Multiplication

8+3=11 Addition starting on left

11-18=-7 Subtraction

7+12=19 Addition

Why is this the wrong answer?��

July 05, 2021Dutchgirlsaid...Dutchgirl

13-3x4+2=

What is the correct answer? ðŸ¤”

July 05, 2021Rajesh Kumarsaid...@Dutchgirl, Your last step should be -7+12 = 5 which will lead you to correct answer.

July 05, 2021