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Can you solve this puzzle?
February 14, 2010
2:30 PM
Ashraf
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So I got one of those e-mails from a friend that get chain-forwarded. Ya you know what I am talking about. Basically the e-mail poised a puzzle to me claiming that only “people with an IQ over 130 are able to figure it out”. It took me less than a minute to figure it out >.> (well two minutes if you count my dumb mathematical error; I shoulda used a calculator LOL!). Lets see how many dotTechies succeed:

If:

2 + 3 = 10
7 + 2 = 63
6 + 5 = 66
8 + 4 = 96

Then:

9 + 7 = ?

To ensure that everyone has a fair chance to solve this puzzle, please do not post the answer here. Rather, if you want to see if you are right or wrong, visit http://dottech.org/iqtestpuzzle. You will be asked to enter a username and password. In the username field enter the answer to the puzzle. In the password field enter dottech. If you are right, you will be given a congratulations message. If you are wrong, you will be denied access.

Lets see who can solve this! Feel free to post below letting us know how you did (but remember, don't post the answer!).

February 14, 2010
2:47 PM
Jyo
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Yay! took me like 5 min though….

I thought it'd be like a riddle, but actually it's more like finding the pattern.

February 14, 2010
7:33 PM
sean
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thanks ashraf, that took a bit to figure out :)

February 15, 2010
4:38 PM
karen
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That was easy enough.

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