# A simple calculation

Please solve the following and post the solution, without editing afterwards. I’ll explain later.

I got 5000 am i right…and is this a trick question:confused:

4100 almost got me there…

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No it is not 4100 its 5000…

hehe, I think I can pull myself outta here now…
Please let some others post their solutions and start the fight on page 2

4100 don’t add 4 and 1 up

im confused!!! :o

Try adding all the 1000 together first

OH NOW I GET IT…LOL!Nice one!

3100 if you meant take 1000 as in take away(minus)
else:

@nico: You’ve watched Braniac, right?
I knew the answer from there - 4100…
(I don’t like the show if you ask, just this particular trick…)

I make it 2100

@Zazu:
This appeared in a quiz at a customer’s intranet, and my solution was 5000… :o
@all: There is only addition, take does NOT mean subtract.

I get 4100 as well. I’d like to know the point of this.

4100 here…

4100, so…?

5000… I don’t get it, how do you get 4100?
EDIT: Oh, wait, now I do! It’s 40 you add, not 400!
I’m a fool!:rolleyes: