Try Solving Sam’s 8 Year Old Daughters Tricky Question
It took me over 30 mins of trying before I gave up and had to ask for the answer!
So here I am minding my own business in my office last week, when Sam's two awesome daughters show up to our work in the afternoon after school, and little did I know at the time, I was about to be made to feel very dumb by an someone who had just turned 8 years old. NOW in my defense I have never said I was good at riddles, or trick questions, so when Sam's 8 year old daughter asked me the question I knew I was in trouble. After about 30 mins of trying to figure it out I just gave up, so here is the question...
You can write ONE line in this equation to make it correct... 4 + 5 + 5 = 450
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See.... All you have to do is draw that one little line to make the PLUS sign into a FOUR and then the equation is correct 445 + 5 = 450
I felt so ridiculously dumb when I was trying to answer it, and Sam's daughters got a reallllll good laugh at my expense as they watched me struggle to figure out what line I needed to draw and where to put the line to make it work. My first guess was to just draw a line through the equal sign so it would read four plus five plus five does not equal four hundred and fifty but they said that was cheating. So how did you do on the trick question?