## Quiz: This Math Problem Is Breaking The Internet. Can You Figure It Out?

Math, you either love it or hate it. Regardless of how you feel about math, everyone needs to understand the basic fundamentals such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Early in life, you have to learn the basics before you can move on to anything more advanced.

What makes math frustrating for some people is that there is no gray area. Your answer is either right or wrong.If math frustrates you, you are not going to like the next part!

If math frustrates you, you are not going to like the next part!

The simple looking equation below has proven to be anything but easy. It was initially part of a Japanese study about math skills over generations. It showed that 60% of today’s Japanese adults could correctly find the solution. However, in the 1980’s, 90% of Japanese adults were able to answer correctly!

Work through the equation yourself and figure out the solution:

9 – 3 ÷ 1 + 1 = ?

Good luck! If you’re stuck or need to see if your answer is correct, watch the video below: