A puzzle for your amusement.... This is the way I received it... there is a logic to it...

They say only people with an IQ of 120 and over are able to figure this

out.

If:

2 + 3 = 10

7 + 2 = 63

6 + 5 = 66

8 + 4 = 96

Then:

9 + 7 =

They say only people with an IQ of 120 and over are able to figure this

out.

If:

2 + 3 = 10

7 + 2 = 63

6 + 5 = 66

8 + 4 = 96

Then:

9 + 7 =

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3 March 2010 at 11:15

The answer is 144.

Here's how I did this...

2+3 is 5. Now multiply 2 with 5 which gives 10.

7+2 is 9. Multiply 7 with 9 which gives 63.

6+5 is 11. Multiply 6 with 11 which gives 66.

So, similarly, 9+7=16. Now multiply 9 with 16 which gives

144.3 March 2010 at 12:49

144 is the answer.

2+3=10 which means 2+3=5

5*2=10

144

Here's how i did it.. Gooooooogle!!!!

3 March 2010 at 13:49

Wow..I recall my engineering days when all sorts of series and recursions where given to find a logic - Fibonacci being the most popular.

2 readers have already commented the answers. Its 144. It took me 5 minutes to guess. I am not sure if 5 mins is a long time. :-S

3 March 2010 at 14:36

Without looking at the answers I have also calculated it as 144.

3 March 2010 at 15:24

I didn't google the answer.

Let me be clear.

3 March 2010 at 18:10

..OK the ans is 144..

..(mu gutt feelin says that)

ha a haa

4 March 2010 at 05:20

You need to get your basics right.

2+3=5 AND NOT 10 ;D

4 March 2010 at 09:39

i ahte math..i aint lookin at it

4 March 2010 at 14:17

answer is 144..

4 March 2010 at 15:01

It is 144.

I did not cheat.

I did not copy.

5 March 2010 at 21:43

@Gaurav:- you were the first to get it YAyyyyy.. and dont worry I beleive you that you did it on ur own :) he he he

@sangeeta :- answer is correct ..but gooogle naaa cheating ho gaya yeh to :) he he he

@Insignia :- nahin ji 5 minutes is not at all long time .. It took me much more then that .. so phewww you did excellent :)

@ Chandrika Shubham:- Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy excellent well done ..

@Harman:- your gutt feeling is CORRECT there .. to the last number :)

5 March 2010 at 21:45

@the holy Lama:- ooops I knew there will be someone clever who would fin it out.. and ;lo and behold you got it RIGHT.. yayyyyyyyyyyyyy

@Madhu:- ha hah aaha I like this answer exactly what i said when I could not get it after trying ... :)

@Neha :- yessssssssssssssss it is 144 definitely yayyyyyyyyyy

@Chowla sir:- Thank you and you are perfectly right ...