Can You Solve the Horse Sale Brain Teaser?

The horse sale brain teaser by Presh Talwalkar of the MindYourDecisions YouTube channel is a simple word problem that will test your algebra skills.

Here's the Brain Teaser

A man buys a horse for $60, then sells it for $70. He buys the horse back for $80, and then sells the horse for $90. How much money did he make or lose? Did he break even? Kudos if you can do this one in your head. (We couldn't!) Scroll down for the answer....give it a shot first!

Here's the Answer

The man made a profit of $20. Check out the video below to learn how this is solved.

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Written by Curiosity Staff December 30, 2016