Do you remember how in math class you used to complain that problems like the ones you were being taught were never gonna be useful in real life? Well, you were wrong. And unfortunately, you weren’t the only one thinking like that–which is why when this math problem first went viral on social media, only one in a thousand people could figure it out.

So now, if you want to be part of the very small percentage of people that were able to figure this problem out on their own, you’re gonna have to recall your mathematical skills. Are you ready? Strap on your calculator and come out with your digits blazing.

We won’t leave you alone though. Here’s a hint: In order to solve this problem, you have to think outside the box. No, it’s not as simple as it looks and you’ll soon realize there is more to this equation than meets the eye.

Oh, and another thing. You know that there is usually only one right answer to math problems in general? Well, two common solutions to this problem have surfaced, and they are causing quite a debate.

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