# The Viral Tricky Math Question 5 - 5 × 5 + 5 = ? solved

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Question

5-5×5+5=?

This question and many other similar questions such as 10 - 10 × 10 + 10 = ?, which I have also solve in other blog post has gone viral on social media and many people have answers like -15, 5, 25 etc. If you have been doubting your answer, then in this article I will solve and explain  in details why the answer is -15 taking into consideration some Basic Mathematical rules such as :

Order of Operation (BODMAS and PEMDAS).

Solving from left to right.

Signs lies behind a number. This rules is affecting many answers so you have to take it serious and master your number line well.

Solution:

The solution to this question is simple but tricky. Many people always fall into the trap of not using basic mathematical principles and rules such as BODMAS and PEMDAS . BODMAS stands for:B=Bracket, O=Order of operation, D=Divison, M=Multiplication, A=Addition, S=Subtraction while PEMDAS stands for P=Parentheses, E=Exponents, M=Multiplication, A=Addition and S=Subtraction. So...

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How can it be -5 if there’s no brackets? Wouldn’t it be 5-(-5x5)+5 if that was the case?