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This time, it 's a pink triangle within a square that has people scratching their heads. Can you solve it ? Author Ed Southall of Solve My Maths shared a math problem on Twitter asking people to figure out what fraction of a square is shaded pink .

Can You Solve the Arithmetic Problem That's Stumping the Internet ? To see more math problems like these , check out MindYourDecisions’s YouTube channel. [h/t Pop Sugar].

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**Author Ed Southall of Solve My Maths shared a math problem on Twitter asking people to figure out what fraction of a square is shaded pink.****Twitter users struggled to figure it out, but some got it right.**

Yet another viral math equation is taking over Twitter, with many users struggling to figure out how to make sense of it.

Ed Southall, author of "Geometry Snacks," shared a photo of a pink triangle inside of a square and challenged people to figure out how much of the square is shaded pink.

What fraction is shaded? pic.twitter.com/f4kAjoX4C7

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— Ed Southall (@solvemymaths) April 23, 2018Yeah I just noticed that the other shape wasn’t a proper triangle . Just ask world famous maths guru @informed_edu.

Yet another viral math equation is taking over Twitter, with many users struggling to figure out how to make According to Business Insider's quant reporter Andy Kiersz, the key to solving the problem is the If we assume that the square is a 1 x 1 unit, we can see that the base of the pink triangle is 1

### Some people gave up immediately.

That pink shaded region is

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5 out of 4 people struggle with math.

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Pink is so 2017.

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