**Can you figure out the correct solution?**

Here is the challenge, in the picture below.

At the top of the picture we see the task and then two possible answers.

Which solution do you think is the correct one?

What do you think is the answer?

Don’t stress, look carefully, and try to figure out the proper method to get the right answer.

Take your time to solve it. This is not a competition. As long as you get the right answer, that’s all that matters.

Below the next picture, you can see the answer.

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**Time for the answer**

The correct answer is 18.

How did we get there?

Like this:

12 : 2(5 – 2)

= 12 : 2 x 3

= 6 x3

= 18

Answer: 18

**Did you get it right? Congratulations!**