Chinese math exam question has the internet completely puzzled — and we can see why

Rare | 1/31/2018 | Zuri Davis
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It’s a nightmare of a question for anyone who dreads math.

At least one test in China has everyone scratching their heads after seemingly asking students to solve a problem but clearly not giving them enough information, reports the BBC.

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“If a ship had 26 sheep and 10 goats onboard, how old is the ship’s captain?” read a confusing question, which was intended for 11-year-olds in the fifth grade.

People had theories about the answer.

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Others got sidetracked by a discussion on the weight of the theoretical ship’s imaginary cargo.

How on earth can 26 sheep and 10 goats can weigh 7700 kgs!!! Dey mean to say a sheep or goat weighs more den 200 kgs!!!

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