viral IQ test
Julie Hambleton
Julie Hambleton
November 10, 2020 ·  1 min read

“Only Geniuses Can Solve” The Viral 11×11 = 4 Puzzle. The Correct Answer Explained

At the Hearty Soul, we love a good brain teaser, so naturally, we couldn’t resist sharing the latest of these with our readers. Apparently, only geniuses can solve this viral “IQ test”. Can you?

The Problem Only Geniuses Can Solve

The following equation has been viewed millions of times and people are debating the correct answer all over social media. It has been said that only geniuses can solve it, so if you are able to then you must be pretty smart.

The problem is as follows:

11 x 11 = 4
22 x 22 = 16
33 x 33 = ?

Give it a try and see if you can figure it out on your own.

The Answer

Whether you’re confident in your answer or you are entirely confused, watch the video below to learn whether or not you got it right.

Other Brain Teasers

Now that you’ve solved (or at least been shown how to solve) that problem, test yourself further with these brain-teasing equations:

Once you’ve figured out all the answers, challenge your friends and family to see if they can get them, too.