# This simple children’s riddle has caused a hot argument on the Internet! 2/23/2016 • Andy

When Lisa Woelke from Canada posted this riddle she didn’t expect there would be so much controversy over it!

The reason for the hype is that the answers given by people turned out to be different the most common among them being 12, 14 and 16. Thousands of Internet users have already shared the riddle asking friends to give an answer they think to be correct.

The puzzle consists of several equations. The task is to define the unknown quantities (bananas, apples and coconuts) on the basis of sums and differences and then finally to calculate the sum of these quantities.

And what do YOU think about this riddle? Which is the correct answer to the problem in your opinion? Tell us in the comments!

P.S. Pay particular attention to the last equation for it differs a bit from the other three.

I also got 16
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Feb 18, 2016 5:37PM
Craig Andrews
The only other answer would be a fruit salad. ;-)
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Feb 18, 2016 9:55PM
Richard Beery
The answer is 15. Apple = 10, Bananas = 4, two coconuts = 2 :: 10+4+1=15
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Feb 19, 2016 2:39AM
it&#39;s 14 1+10+3☺☺☺
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Feb 19, 2016 2:47AM
DeansCheri Olistrange
15. There&#39;s only 1 coconut in the last equation.....I like the riddle. Makes ya think
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Feb 19, 2016 6:52AM
Audrey Zamora
I got 15
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Feb 19, 2016 4:19PM
15 you have to really look at the pics.
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Feb 20, 2016 12:48AM
Beverly Hill
Half coconut=1 Apple=10 Banana=4 Answer=15
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Feb 20, 2016 3:23AM
Leticia Hernández
apple=10, bananas are 3 and coconts there is only 1 so is 14
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Feb 20, 2016 6:36AM
Rachana Bhasin Dhodi
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Feb 20, 2016 4:40PM

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