Can You Solve This Fruit Math Problem? Only 7% Made It!

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Are you a  math whiz, or did you rejoice when you graduated school because you would never see a textbook again? Some people have a mind for math and others hate it. There has been a math problem being passed around social media that has baffled some and frustrated others. Are you able to solve it? Why not give it a try?

#1 Here is the math problem.

It seems pretty basic, just a little bit of algebra to figure out the value of the fruits. However, it's not that simple. Before you read on, try to figure it out on your own.

#2 The answer is 14. Did you get it right?

If you got it wrong, you're not the only one.

#3 If you look closely, you can see that the last line is a little different.

The value of the apples is 10, the banana is 4 and the coconut must be 2. However, in the last line there is only half a coconut and only three bananas in the bunch. Half of 2 is 1 and 3/4 of 4 is 3. Were you tricked by this clever math problem?

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