# Math Puzzle

## Only people with an IQ of 120 and over can figure this out

If:
2 + 2 = 8
3 + 4 = 21
5 + 7 = 60
6 + 8 = 84
7 + 9 = 112

Then:
9 + 6 = ???

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How One Mathematician Solved This Puzzle

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