Nearly 1/4th of Japanese college students missed this elementary school math question – what about you? — 4 Comments

  1. Whoever thought up condition (3) is a little on the perverse side. The 100 students are all 163.5 cm. tall. The creator of this test may be a sharp mathematician, but he/she needs a few more English grammar lessons. Archibal

  2. Well, an average would be the total of all the heights divided by the number of people. Since the average equaled 163.5 cm and the number of people were 100, the total must have been 163.5 cm x 100 = 16350 cm.So the correct answer was (1).doug

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