## Consider the following statements:

A + A = B

B + B = D

A + D = E

**Then what is the result of:**

B + D + E = ?

## Can you solve it?

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## Hint: alphabet

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## Correct answer: 11 (letter K).

**The letters represent their position in an alphabet.**

A = 1

B = 2

C = 3

D = 4

E = 5

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Then:

A + A = 1 + 1 = 2 (B)

B + B = 2 + 2 = 4 (D)

A + D = 1 + 4 = 5(E)

B + D + E = 2 + 4 + 5 = 11 (K).

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## The amount of water flowing into a tank doubles every minute.

## The tank is full in an hour. When was the tank half full?

## What is your answer?

## Scroll down for the answer

**A**

**N**

**S**

**W**

**E**

**R**