# Math problem for 11-year-olds – can you solve it without a calculator?

Solve the problem without a calculator

Here is today’s puzzle, a classic old math problem. You may not use a calculator. But to make it a bit easier, you’ll pick from three different options – is the answer A, B, or C?

Can you handle this challenge? To get the right answer, it is important to properly remember the order of operations.

**Here is the correct answer**

The correct answer to this problem for 11-year-olds is 26, in other words, alternative** B.**

Why is that the solution? Well, let us explain.

The first thing you need to do is calculate the number inside the parentheses, which is 2 + 1 = 3.

Then you move on to the multiplication. In this case, the number in front of the parentheses multiplied by the numbers inside: 7 x 3 = 21.

Now it suddenly becomes very simple, we are left with 5 + 21 = 26.

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