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Don't Freak Out But We Can Accurately Guess Your Age Using Mathemagic!

By: Nischal Niraula  | | 1 Mins Jul 24, 2021

  

While it is odd to think, Math is actually a language. And if you are fluent enough at it, you can hear it hum secrets big and small — from mysteries of the universe to the number of watermelons purchased by Ram. If you just ask the right equations, you can even figure out the age of a total stranger. No, we’re not kidding.

 

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Using this simple mathematical string, we can correctly guess not only your age but also your favorite number. Give it a try and let us know if it worked! 

 

First Step Is To Pick Your Favorite Number

 

Any number between 1 to 9 will do.

 

 

Now, Multiply The Number By 2

 

Done?

 

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Add 5 To Your Answer

 

Got it?

 

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Multiply The Result By 50

 

Go on! Use the calculator. No one’s judging you.

 

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Now, Here’s The Interesting Part

 

If you’ve had your birthday in the year 2021, add 1,771 to your answer. But if your birthday is yet to come, add 1,770.

 

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Finally, Subtract The Year You Were Born From Your Answer

 

For instance, if you are born in 2000, you’d subtract 2000 from your previous answer.

 

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Now, you are probably left with a 3 digits answer. The first digit is your favorite number you originally thought of. And, the last 2 digits are your age. Cool trick, right? Now, if you feel like challenging yourself, you can try to reverse-engineer this string and figure out how it works. Good luck! 

 

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Meanwhile, let us know if we got your favorite number and age correct in the comments section, and make sure to follow Yeti Yap for more of such content.

 

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