The Arithmetic Puzzles are finally back! The break I took was longer than expected...

Let's start easy then.


Can you find the value of the question mark?

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    $\begingroup$ maybe the lateral thinking tag? $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton May 18 '19 at 14:19

The answer is



You need to see the multiplication upside-down, (:
Hence, $69 \times 81 = 5589$

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    $\begingroup$ Is it rotate the first operand and mirror the second? $\endgroup$ – James May 18 '19 at 14:15
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    $\begingroup$ @James You should ROT13(Ebgngr 180 Qrterrf gur Yrsg-Unaq-Fvqr) $\endgroup$ – athin May 18 '19 at 15:16

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