### You are unexpectedly asked to complete a mathematical problem. What is your first thought?

Answer | Number | |
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No sweat. I do quadratic equations for fun in my spare time. | 188 (28.5%) | |

I suppose I can figure it out if I have to. | 289 (43.9%) | |

I'll play with numbers for a while, but the answer will be off by several orders of magnitude, whatever THOSE are. | 73 (11.1%) | |

Maybe if I bite my own tongue in half and start spewing blood I can pretend I have Ebola and they'll rush me to the hospital and by the time I get back everyone will have forgotten the question. | 109 (16.5%) |

A total of 659 people answered this question.