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Can You Solve the Horse, Horseshoe, Boots Algebra Puzzle?

The horse, horseshoe, boots algebra puzzle got plenty of shares on social media around the time it was first published on Presh Talwalkar's YouTube channel, MindYourDecisions. Similar logic puzzles have also gone viral, notably the fruit logic puzzle.

Here's the Puzzle

Can you solve this one? The problem is as follows:

horse plus horse plus horse equals 30

horse plus 2 horseshoes plus 2 horseshoes equals 18

2 horseshoes minus 2 boots equals 2

boot plus horse times horseshoe equals ... what?

Watch the video below to find out how to solve this problem, or scroll down to see the answer.

The Horse, Horseshoe, Boots Algebra Problem

What answer did you get?


The answer to this problem is 21. Watch the video above to find out how to come up with this solution.

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Written by Curiosity Staff September 24, 2016

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