Sometimes when puzzles come out on the internet, they are actually quite simple and do not have much forte in determining one’s mental capacity.
This puzzle is a real tough one though, and will really rack your brain cells to figure it out! The puzzle is so good that is has been shared millions of times on social media, and is grabbing the attention of many.
According to users, if you can solve this puzzle you therefore have an IQ greater than 150. Do you think you can do it?
Do you think solving this puzzle is a truly accurate indicator of your IQ level? Sound off in the comments!
Before you get started, read this description of the video from YouTube to see what you’re getting yourself into. “If 6 + 4 = 210, and 9 + 2 = 711, what is the rule to combine numbers? This “intelligence test” has been shared more than 3 million times on Facebook. On Twitter people claim solving it means you have an IQ of more than 150 (genius level). In this video I ask a question to test if you really understand the rule. As the original test asks, “Share if you understood it,” the description reads.
Check out these numbers below and see if you can find any pattern in them:
The numbers may seem completely random, but there is in fact a pattern! If you want a hint, then try adding and subtracting certain digits and see what you can get. It might take several combinations and different attempts to even come close to solving this puzzle. I’ll give you clue: there is definitely a defined pattern in this puzzle. It just takes some time to solve and see it.
If you are having some trouble, don’t worry because most of the internet is! Give it another shot, and use this second hint: Add the two numbers and look at the last two digits.
Once you get there, you should be able to derive some more understanding of the puzzle. That hint should definitely give you an inclination to what the pattern is.
If you want to learn more about how this puzzle works, and see how a system of equations can be applied to the situation to do some more cool puzzle calculations, check out the video below and let us know how long it took you to figure out the pattern!