# Simple Arithmetic Puzzle 7. Or is it?

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

Let's start easy then.

\begin{align}6\times8&=72\\10\times9&=6\\1\times1&=1\\18\times69&=\,?\end{align}

Can you find the value of the question mark?

• maybe the lateral thinking tag? – Omega Krypton May 18 at 14:19

$$5589$$
Hence, $$69 \times 81 = 5589$$