Simple Math Equation Goes Viral Since People Can’t Agree On A Single Answer

“Out of every 1,000,000 people, only 1 can solve this simple equation” – we all have been given this kind of invitation to dust off our noggins and soil our hands in the dirt with these deceptively basic calculations. Well, we present the trending ‘simple’ math equation going viral on the internet: 8 ÷ 2(2+2) =? Have you solved the equation yet? Did you show your work? Great!

This math equation looks simple, right?

People couldn’t agree whether the answer was 1 or 16

Some internet users delved way too deep into the rabbit hole that is Mathematics