The puzzle we’ll show you below has left many adults scratching their heads – even though it’s a problem for kids.

Therefore, it is essential to sharpen your senses and to set all the everyday worries aside for a moment.

Who knows? Maybe you should try to remember your school days to solve the next task.

**What is the answer?**

Below is the challenge. We can see a picture with a mathematical puzzle.

Can you get to the correct answer?

Take a close look at the details of the image, so you don’t miss anything.

Below we’ll reveal the correct answer.

**Here is the right answer**

Have an answer ready? Below the picture is the correct answer.

**The correct answer is 16.**

Did you end up with 17? Then you made the same mistake most people do.

Let’s take a closer look at the picture.

The shoes are 10; we can agree on that.

Then we have the cats with a whistle on their necks, which are worth 5. See where this is going yet?

The whistles are worth 2 each.

Most people miss this important detail: the last cat has no whistle on its neck, so it’s only worth 3.

That means the cat is 3, and the whistle is 2.

Then we have the value of all three: the shoes are 10, the cat 3 and the whistle 2.

Then we end up with this equation: 10 + 3 x 2.

You always multiply first in this case, which results in:

**10 + 6 = 16.**

Clever, huh? A lot of small details make something that looks simple, much harder, even if it’s a problem for kids.

Did you get the correct answer? Congratulations on that case!

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