# Math problem for 11-year-olds – can you solve it without a calculator?

Solve the problem without a calculator

Here is today’s puzzle, a classic old math problem. You may not use a calculator. But to make it a bit easier, you’ll pick from three different options – is the answer A, B, or C?

Can you handle this challenge? To get the right answer, it is important to properly remember the order of operations.

The correct answer to this problem for 11-year-olds is 26, in other words, alternative B.

Why is that the solution? Well, let us explain.

The first thing you need to do is calculate the number inside the parentheses, which is 2 + 1 = 3.

Then you move on to the multiplication. In this case, the number in front of the parentheses multiplied by the numbers inside: 7 x 3 = 21.

Now it suddenly becomes very simple, we are left with 5 + 21 = 26.

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