Maths Is Not All About the Numbers ( or Bass for That Matter)


A math question for Singaporean kids aged 11 has gone viral. Otherwise known as Cheryl’s Birthday Problem, this is actually something not many people pointed out, and I just realised.

Maths is not all about numbers. Logic is part of maths, too.

Consider the problem, in full as the header image shown, can you guess the answer?

No? It’s okay, there’s a professional mathematician who can explain the solution.

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