# How do you evaluate #55+57+58+61+63#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

The answer to

#### Explanation:

The way we are going to evaluate this problem is going to be like, add first 2 numbers and add the answer to that to the next number and so on. Kind of like a pattern! I hope that makes sense, but if it doesn't, I hope you'll get it soon! :)

OK, now let's start!

Now add

You keep doing that till you are finished with all of your numbers!

There you go! The answer is 294 and I hope that you now understood the "pattern" that I used instead of adding all of them together at the same time! I hope that this answer helps you! :)

My source is my mind!

#### Answer:

The answer is

**Disclaimer**: A bit different technique is used below.

#### Explanation:

My technique is:

As you can see that all the terms in the given problem are near or equal to

So I say that just multiply the number

On multiplying

You get

Now calculate every term is how much greater than

You see that;

#55 - 55 = 0# #57 - 55 = 2# #58 - 55 = 3# #61 - 55 = 6# #63 - 55 = 8#

Now just simply add the sum of these differences to the product of

This is the answer.

This procedure might look complicated but is a matter of seconds when you actually think about it.