7 men have 7 wives, each man and wife have 7 children, what's the total number of people? answer

7 men have 7 wives, each man and wife have 7 children, what's the total number of people? answer



This viral math Quiz ' seven men have seven wives'  almost blow the internet. It is circulating on social media especially on WhatsApp and Facebook.

7 men have 7 wives, each man and wife have 7 children, what's the total number of people? answer

7 men have 7 wives, each man and wife have 7 children, what's the total number of people? answer

Many people are scratching their heads to get the correct answer of the ' seven men have seven wives' math Quiz. Majority of people have their answer as 21, 63 and 112 Today I will give you the right in detail. Check the quiz on the image below.

7 men have 7 wives, each man and wife have 7 children, what's the total number of people? answer






At a glance, you might be tempted to give the wrong answer, have you attempted the quiz? 

Try and check my own answer below.



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7 men have 7 wives, each man and wife have 7 children, what's the total number of people? answer

Here's how I will solve the 'what is the total number of people?' Viral math Quiz.



  • I will solve the first part ( seven men have seven wives).

  • Second part ( Each man and each wife have seven children).

  • Third part ( the final question 'how many people are there?').




Solution



The first thing is to interpret the English version of the quiz. 




The first part says Seven men have seven wives.

This means they're 14 people. 


That's 7men + 7 wives = 14 people.





The second part says each man and each wife have 7 children.


They're seven men and each and each man has seven children. This means 7× 7 = 49.


They're also seven wives' and each wife has 7 children, this means 7× 7 = 49.

 

So, the part Will be 49 people + 49 people = 98 people.




Final question: What's the total number of people?


I will sum all the people gotten from the solving above.


It will be 14 people + 98 people =  112 people.


Therefore the correct answer to the viral math problem " 7 men have seven wives' is 112.


Those who have 63 as their own answer assumed that the man and a wife have 7 children as a couple.

That's 14 + 49= 63.

Do you have a different view?

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