Eleven divided by two is two, and two plus four is seven. This is proven, it is as true as two equals three

Seemingly the title went unnoticed, it has some important logic:

Eleven divided by two is two, and two plus four is seven. This is proven, it is as true as two equals three

So, what is:

(
five to the power of (four plus nine minus one)
times (fourteen minus eight)
) plus (
seven to the power of one
plus (sixteen plus five minus two)
)

I see that

The 11/2 is 2 because when you divide the number of letters you get 2 and it is the same with 2+4=7. This is when 2=3 with letters. T W O = 3.

So,

With the other equation and the number of letters you get: (4^(4+4-3)*(8-5))+(5^3+(7+4-3)) = 3,205.

• didn't check your outcome because I don't have the exact answer on me right now but your logic is correct. Well done! – Jarkko Jul 23 '18 at 1:19
• Thanks, Nice puzzle :) Also welcome to Puzzling SE if you take a tour here you can get an extra badge! puzzling.stackexchange.com/tour – QuantumTwinkie Jul 23 '18 at 1:21

The word 'eleven' has six letters, and the word 'two' has three letters. 6 divided by 3 is 2.

Also,

Two equals three, because the word 'two' has three letters in it.

The Three Key Clues:

$${\Large{11\div 2 = 2}}$$ $${\Large{2+4=7}}$$ $${\Large{2=3}}$$

I believe the rule is that

$0=1$.

Thus...

...you get the truthful answer and add $1$. $$11\div 2 = (1+1)\div 2 = 2\div 2 = 1\tag*{(+1 makes 2)}$$ $$2+4=6\tag*{(+1 makes 7)}$$ $$2=2\tag*{(+1 makes 3)}$$

Therefore, we solve the entire equation $\downarrow$

\begin{align}\big(5^{4+9-1}\times (14-8)\big)+7^{1+16+(5\times 2)} &= (5^{12}\times 6)+7^{17+10} \\ &= \big(\left(5^3\right)^4\times 6\big) + 7^{27} \\ &= (125^4\times 6) + 7^{27}\end{align}

And then...

...we add $1$ to every single number, making $$(126^5\times 7)+8^{28}.$$

Or...

We add $1$ to every single number on the left hand side and then solve: $$\big(5^{4+9-1}\times (14-8)\big)+7^{1+16+(5\times 2)}\longrightarrow \big(6^{5+10-2}\times (15-7)\big)+8^{2+17+(6\times 3)}$$

which, skipping all the steps, is equal to

$$8\times \left(6^{13}+8^{36}\right) = {\small\text{the answer on the calculator}}.$$

• @QuantumTwinkie yup, just put that in :) – Mr Pie Jul 23 '18 at 1:07
• Wait. How can I upvote on comments, but not on anything else.....? – Mr Pie Jul 23 '18 at 1:08
• i edited the post, the title had the core logic of the riddle – Jarkko Jul 23 '18 at 1:09
• I think it is because up voting comments does not give anyone points :) – QuantumTwinkie Jul 23 '18 at 1:09
• @Jarkko it was a riddle?? Hahahh, I am favouriting this $\color{darkorange}{\bigstar}$ – Mr Pie Jul 23 '18 at 1:10