In detail

A problem of ingenuity

A problem of ingenuity

Ask your friends if they can write 5 odd numbers that added together fourteen.

It is amazing how many people are abstracted and absorbed, and the amount of time they spend on this problem with the naked eye so simple. Remember that we talk about numbers, not numbers.

Solution

Here is the solution: 11 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 14.