Can you solve this viral math equation?

NPnews24 Online: Twitter is trying to figure out the answer to a math equation that was shared online. Math equation gone viral and netizens are trying to figure out the correct rather than appropriate answer.

KJ Cheetham issued equation with 230 – 220 x 0.5 =? The fact of the matter is user has already shared the answer but Twitter isn’t convinced.

“You probably won’t believe but answer is 5!#maths, “the tweet read. Most aren’t buying that as they are of opinion that 120 is correct answer to the problem.

Well, if you try to solve the equation on the face of it, the answer is five. 230 – 220 = 10 and if you multiply that with 0.5, it equals to 5.