Menomentals; teasing the little grey cells

Am in the mood to finish the workday week as it began... try this one on. (Big) HINT; it involves observational skill as well as arithmetic.

























HOW DID YOU DO?

What about the last equation?
Coconut (2) + apple (10) + bananas (4) = 16. At least that's what many would have concluded.
It’s not that easy! Looking closely at the puzzle we can see that there is only one half of a coconut in the last line, and only three bananas in the bunch.
So actually, the equation is 
Half a coconut (1) + apple (10) + 3 bananas (3) = 14.
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9 comments:

  1. I have never like those puzzles. Reminds me of the ones in the AARP magazine. Now I love the Magic Eye!
    Sweet William The Scot

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  2. Evidently mom needs to clean her contacts and eat some brain food.
    Jumpin' catfish you got us today YaYa
    Hugs madi

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  3. What a tease!! I didn't notice the "half of coconut"!!

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  4. ewww that's math ... but nevertheless the mama solved it without seeing the solution... howlelujah! a miracle hahahahaha

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  5. What fun! How quickly I ignored your hint to observe closely. The first time I didn't count the bananas or coconut pieces. We want to take the fastest shortcut too often.

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  6. That was a tricky one! Have a happy day and weekend!

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