# You Have To Be Smarter Than An 8th Grader To Get This Simple Problem Right

When you look at the math equation below, you probably feel as if it is fairly easy to do. The problem is, most people have a problem getting the answer right and it is because they don’t remember some of the simple things that they learned in middle school. Why not try the math equation for yourself? It really doesn’t matter if you enjoyed math class or not, this is an exercise that you will appreciate when all is said and done.

**Can you solve this math?**

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**ANSWER:**

If you came up with the answer 6, you are absolutely correct!

According to the order of operations, you would do everything inside of the parentheses first. In other words, one plus one equals two.

The next thing you do is multiplication, so 12×2 = 24.

Finally, you would take care of the subtraction, so 30-24 = 6.