both the a brain teaser as a Optical illusion they help bring our visual acuity and level of intelligence into play. And in this case invites a viral challenge on social media move a single game to solve a simple equation in 10 seconds.
In recent times, the challenges in the networks have become a sensation and there is something for everyone. From the simplest to those in which only a small percentage completes the mission.
Viral Challenge: Move a match to settle the bill
The image that spreads Depor.com shows a grossly incorrect subtraction: “4 – 5 = 6”.
The goal is very simple: move a matchstick just to fix the equation.
Naturally, the toothpick that you remove must be placed in another number, so that in this way the mathematical operation makes sense.
At first glance it may seem like a simple task, but it gets complicated taking into account that it must be carried out in, at most, 10 seconds.
Mental exercise can help you get some work-related stress out and exercise your mind in your spare time. And if you can solve it in such a short amount of time, it will be evident that you have above average intelligence.
Solution to the puzzle
Perhaps those who continue to read this note have not yet succeeded solve the math puzzleor they have chosen to take the shortcut to find the solution.
Whether for one reason or another, here is the correct answer:
The only move to make is related to number 4. You need to move a lot (see photo) a turn it into number 11. Like this, the rest would look like this: 11 – 5 = 6.
What is a viral challenge and what is it about?
A viral challenge consists of spot a mistake, a person, an animal, an object, a word or a number in an image.
These visual or logic tests or puzzles don’t always have a time limit to complete them successfully like in this example.
An optical illusion or puzzle is often fun, but it also has a real value for scientists.
By focusing on the brain, they help researchers shed light on the inner workings of the mind and how it reacts to the environment.
Scientists Kim Ransley and Alex O. Holcombe, from the University of Sydney, highlighted in 2017 the importance these challenges have for our understanding the brain
“Visual illusions show us that we have no direct access to reality,” wrote the pair in The Conversation.
“They may also provide insight into the mental processing provided by our experience of the visible world,” they concluded.
Other experts explain, deciphering the functioning of our mind in game contexts can help explain how we make decisions in complex situations and what we base them on.
In conclusion, games of every genre, from board games to guessing games, are known to constitute a mind learning method.
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