This Maths Problem Is So Easy That It Is Difficult To Solve!
Undoubtedly, a number of people might have solved it in seconds. Yes, it's that easy! But somehow people were confused about the right answer and a debate commenced over the problem.
#2 The Answer
As there are 63 passengers on the train now, 17 who boarded the train have to be subtracted from 63 and the result is 46. Now add 19 who got off the train to 46 and the result will be 65, which is also the solution to the problem.
Now that you know the answer are you ready to find out about the big confusion?
#1 The Confusion
This problem was posted on Twitter by Louise Bloxham and confused many, as it was written that 46 is the answer while in reality, 46 is the answer of the first portion only.
This was noted by Metro, "People said that the 19 was a red herring, which doesn't make sense, or that the train was empty to begin with, which doesn't make sense. It even says there are 'some people' on the train."
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