A test problem on my 5th grade brothers’ math exam.

mildly interesting:

A tricky math exam question aimed at fifth graders has gone viral after perplexing thousands of people on the internet.

The challenging problem was posted to a Reddit group called ‘r/mildyinteresting community’ under the subject line: ‘A test problem on my 5th grade brother’s math exam’

The question, meant for students aged between 10 and 11, said: ‘Klein read 30 pages of a book on Monday and 1/8 of the book on Tuesday. He completed the remaining 1/4 of the book on Wednesday. How many pages are there in the book?’

Scores of commenters appeared to have no idea what the answer was, claiming they were almost certainly fail fifth grade math as adults.

Thankfully, others were quick off the mark to solve the tough equation and posted the answer – but can you work it out?