Now, this question (similar to one I just saw in a 5th grade math book) is most definitely not directed at our Mega Math Geniuses. It is not a really hard complicated math puzzle, but nonetheless, it is somewhat tricky. If it were made into a multiple choice question, I bet
a large percentage of you might even rush into picking a “good” wrong answer. In any case, it makes for great mind exercise for anyone at or above the 4th grade level. Teachers can try it on their students, and anyone much older can still use it to sharpen their brain. Especially if you try to solve without formal Algebra, and without using any pen or paper…
Aiden has 85 Pokemon cards. Addison has 90 Pokemon cards. Last week, Aiden traded 17 cards to Addison for 13 of her cards. How many cards did Addison have before the trade?
answers can be entered below, but will be unmasked next week