## A maths-based puzzle – which seems relatively simple at first glance – has been driving people up the wall.

### The equation asks people to solve the values of a particular shape – four straight lines which form a rectangle.

### Many have guessed the answer to the question to be 8 – however, this is not the correct answer.

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## This math puzzle making rounds on the internet has been shared by a Facebook user named Antley Lamont Staten. The problem has been shared more than 382 thousand times.

**While some people don’t even take a second to answer this puzzle, others may stare at it for five to ten minutes before they figure it out.**

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### If you have been puzzling over the numbers all along, you need to shift your gaze to the left and find the “MITSAKE”.

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