Let's see if MB guys are smarter than Jet skiers

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  1. Easy Rider

    Easy Rider Santa Cruz Scooter Works

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    So one of my jet ski buddies posted it and I was surprised how many people got it wrong the first time. Probably from all the water lodged into their brains.
    I'm pretty sure you guys will get it right.
     

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    105

    I see what they did there.

    EDIT: nevermind, I'm an idiot, it's 101
     
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  3. Ludwig II

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    Observation is important in reaching the correct answer.
     
  4. Tony01

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    81! if the dual sunflowers in the third equation mean something.

    Easy with matrices plus super attention to detail.
     
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  5. Chaz

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    I'm with Necromancer. It's 105
     
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    26 26 26+
     
  7. rafterman

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    3x = 60, x = 20
    20 + 2y = 30, y = 5
    5 - 2z = 3, z = 1
    z + x * y = 1 + 20 * 5, PEMDAS, 1 + (20*5) = 101
     
  8. 2door

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    105.
    Just assign a number value to the flowers and it's easy math. Hey, if I can do it, anybody can. Math was my least favorite subject in school. :)

    Tom
     
  9. Easy Rider

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    I bet my youngest son +/- 5 hours of video game time for Saturday and he got it right! I got it wrong the first time as well. So far I see some correct answers. Lol
     
  10. Allen_Wrench

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    I'm with Rafterman. I was taught that, in any equation sequence, you do the multiplication and division before you do the addition and subtraction, regardless whether the addition or subtraction fell earlier in the sequence. I'm leaning toward 101.
     
  11. 87octane

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    red =20 blue=5 yellow=2 answer is 110
     
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  12. 87octane

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    Wish I had my old js440 back. 48mph superstock.
     
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  13. Easy Rider

    Easy Rider Santa Cruz Scooter Works

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    I still have my old super jet that my son races now and a couple of blasters. Super jet was radar at 56mph back in 94. I still ride at Calero every weekend rain or shine!
     
  14. Easy Rider

    Easy Rider Santa Cruz Scooter Works

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    Oh if I haven't pm you yet, guess again.
     
  15. xseler

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    101 according to the order of operation.
     
  16. Velodrome

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    Yellow = 1 answer = 105
     
  17. 87octane

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    Yep. Yellow =1...... I didn't notice that two yellow flowers were disguised as being one flower.
     
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    Thanks for the shout out, I usually cheat at work by using a calculator so I had to check my rules, even if you type 1 + 20 x 5 no parentheses into a calc, it performs the operation protocol for you, and you end up with 101
     
  19. 87octane

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    Your answer is correct also. Since flowers were invented before calculators, I tend to believe 105, but 101 is correct also. Pa Kettle told me so. (Paul Kettle math on you tube)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8XMeocLflc
     
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  20. Easy Rider

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    Hint:
    PEMDAS
     

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