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IQ test: Can you solve this mathematical puzzle?

Today’s IQ test is a mathematical puzzle requiring deductive reasoning and mental effort. It’s a fun puzzle that forces you to use all your mental faculties and imagination.

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Presentation of the mathematical puzzle

This math riddle is perfect for testing your mental alertness and powers of observation. Solving IQ tests of this kind can be a comprehensive brain workout that engages both the right and left sides of your brain.

Today’s challenge takes the form of mathematical equations represented by an apple, an orange and a kiwi. It’s a fairly simple puzzle. But you’ll have to use your brainpower to find the right answer.

Answer to the mathematical puzzle

Were you able to solve this mathematical puzzle quickly enough? If so, congratulations, you’ve got quite a high IQ.

The first line: apple + apple + apple = 27. The value of an apple is therefore 9.
The second line: apple – orange – orange = 3. The value of an orange is 3.
The third line: orange x kiwi = 1. The value of a kiwi is 1/3.
The fourth line: apple – orange ÷ kiwi + 1 = ? If you replace each element with its respective value, you get: 9 – 3 ÷ 1/3 + 1 = ?

The correct answer is -7.

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If you don’t succeed in solving the mathematical riddle, don’t be discouraged – you’re probably out of practice. Don’t hesitate to try other tests to test your observation skills and increase your IQ.

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