# Try To Solve These Impossible Problems From Across History

## Common sense is not so common. The first problem is from a 1984 IQ Test. Ready?

YOU NAILED IT!

YOU NAILED IT!

**Well done! Only 5% of people can solve this problem from a 1984 IQ drill.****You’re highly intuitive, and you tend to look at situations from multiple perspectives. Like most geniuses, you curse a lot, you hate cold showers, and you stay up late at night. You are definitely a dog person, and you drink 4-7 cups of coffee a day.****By the way, **__if a man buys a horse for $60, sells it for $70, buys it back for $80, and sells it again for $90__**, the trick is to approach each transaction as separate:****-60 + 70 = 10****-80 + 90 = 10****The man made $10 with each transaction, therefore his profit adds up to $20.****Did you approach it differently? Let us know in the comments, and SHARE this problem to test your friends.**

WRONG!

WRONG!

**If a man buys a horse for $60, sells it for $70, buys it back for $80, and sells it again for $90, the trick is to approach each transaction as separate:****-60 + 70 = 10****-80 + 90 = 10****The man made $10 with each transaction, therefore his profit adds up to $20.****Did you approach it differently? Let us know in the comments, and SHARE this problem to test everyone you know.**

The first problem is from a 1984 IQ Test. Ready?