Woman’s explanation of ‘girl math’ has some scratching their heads while others nod along
If you’ve been on any social media platform lately then you’ve likely heard about the different types of math. No not the one that makes 80s babies cry (otherwise known as common core), but the silly “math” like “boy math” or “girl math.” Each explanation more ridiculous than the next while some take on a more serious tone, it’s the silly ones that keep people wanting more.
Kelley Lorraine posted a video of her sitting in the car with her husband as she tries to explain “girl math” to him. It didn’t take long for him to express confusion, many times interjecting with questions and audible noises of disproval. What was interesting to me was that everything she said made perfect sense…as long as you don’t think about it too much.
Kelley’s version of “girl math” had to be one of the most oxymoronic-nonsensical-logical reasoning that’s ever been explained for this “math” challenge.
“If I pay with cash it’s free…because it’s already left the bank account. So the money’s already gone,” Kelley says.
Ten seconds into the explanation and her husband is already staring at her like she’s sprouted three additional heads all at once.
“I don’t think that’s how things work, Kelley,” her husband responds while attempting to control his facial expressions.
When needing to return an item, Kelley explains that if she returns something worth $60 and exchanges it for something worth $50, then in her head she’s only spent $10. It’s at this point her husband looks dismayed because to him, the math just isn’t mathing. But to Kelly and some women in the comments, “girl math” makes perfect sense.
“Most of it is also how I think,” one person writes.
“This is hilarious, I was finishing her sentences! I thought this was normal logic for all people lol,” one woman says.
“This is how I do math and I think it probably explains why I’m broke all the time,” another woman admits.
“Let’s make girl math a high school class… I’d get a 4.0 for the first time in my life!!!,” someone writes.
Well, judging by the amount of women adamantly agreeing with this version of “girl math” it seems fairly accurate. Obviously, use this math at your own risk because results may vary wildly.
You too can be just as confused as Kelley’s husband by watching her explain “girl math” below.
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