This “extra pound” Maths poser has some people bamboozled

TikToker MAHIN OFFICIAL shared a new version of an old logic problem that usually involves three people in a restaurant, but he set it out in a spend and balance table.

Here’s the problem.

@mahin_official20

Hows that possible #fyp #mahin27 #uk #kids #math

♬ Ariana Grande – Malikaa

Can you see what he did? These people couldn’t.

Others thought they’d spotted his error – they hadn’t.

Thankfully, not everybody was stumped, and these explain the issue.

The whole thing made Grimbobaggins despair.

They should probably avoid watching the budget next month.

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