Y? Oh, Y?Research has revealed that, upon hearing a phrase beginning with the words "Let X equal," some humans perk up and focus in on the mathematic joy that follows. Others immediately curl up into the fetal position and begin sucking their thumbs. If you're a member of the latter group, do yourself a favor and go straight to today's 5 Questions quiz. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.

What? You're still here? Great! Enjoy today's Brain Game!

What is the only possible
value of X when both

X plus 5
X times 5

result in the same answer?

Here is the SOLUTION.


One and one-quarter.

1.25 + 5 = 6.25

1.25 x 5 = 6.25