## 5 25 325 4325

Given

1 = 5
2 = 25
3 = 325
4 = 4325

What does 5 equal?

54325. Rather than being a mathematical solution, the answer is derived by prepending (putting in front of) the value on the left side of the equation with the previous answer. So for 3 you take 25, the previous answer, and put 3 in front, giving you 325. Then you put 4 in front to get 4325 and lastly, put 5 in front to get 54325.

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13 Comments on "5 25 325 4325"

jonez says
January 27, 2014 @ 22:13

Surely 5 would equal 1 as we have already seen 1 equals 5

That assumes a symmetric relation which is true in normal math, but not safe to assume when 2 = 25.

vandana says
May 29, 2014 @ 05:42

By this logic, 1should be = to 15

What logic is that?

kelset says
July 8, 2014 @ 12:42

*before I look at the answer
I took geometry last tear and by that logic it would equal 1.
by peoples riddle logic it would be 54325.
*after I looked at the answer
peoples riddle logic amazes me…. how did I get that right?!?!?!?

Nice work :)

crystal says
December 13, 2014 @ 11:31

54325

sreeraghu says
July 19, 2015 @ 04:49

54325

makayla maness says
January 22, 2016 @ 17:05

5=1

Guys, when answering a riddle, don’t assume normal mathematical principles are being used.

sly says
March 21, 2017 @ 22:06

I also agreed that 5=1

Karen says
October 1, 2019 @ 21:01

If 3===> 540

4 ===> 1280

6 ===> 4320

Then:

10 ===> ???
Any ideas ??

LUIS DAVID MAGAA RIO says
March 23, 2020 @ 03:12

Can’t you see it’s a countdown and a five at the end? I’ll show you
1=0005
2=0025
3=0325
4=4325
5=54325
The reason why is because first you add a 2 in the left, then you count up. With that being said, it’s 2, 3, 4, and at the end 5
–2–5
–32–5
–432–5
432 is 234 backwards, that’s why the next one is 5432, with the 5 at the end :)