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17 Confusing Elementary School Problems That Even Have Adults Scratching Their Heads

By Mustafa Gatollari

I would never, ever want to appear on Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader because I'm not really into nationally televised public humiliation.

When it comes to random trivia about movies and not so well-known actors, I'm pretty sure I'd wipe the floor with most fifth graders. Or if some 10 or 11-year-old wants to step up and take a driving challenge against me, I'd wipe the floor with them and laugh in their face as they cried home to their mamas.

But if elementary school kids are answering questions like this with ease? Then I'd be very, very, very cautious about taking them on. Because after staring at these problems for a few seconds, my brain started to hurt. Maybe you'll do a lot better than I did.

1. Third grade.

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OK, this one isn't a head-scratcher per se, but just that's it's extremely, extremely vague, unless you're getting into the world of theoretical mathematics. The out-of-the-box answer for this problem: <15.

But what third-grader would think of that?