A 6-year-old boy's literal interpretation of a math question has gone viral this week.

The boy was asked to solve a math problem, and in the next question, asked to show how he arrived at the answer.

But the follow-up question said: "How do you know? Show your thinking."

Soooo, he did....


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BuzzFeed contacted the Georgia boy's mom, who had posted the above picture on Imgur with the caption, “This is why my kid is going places.”

It's been viewed more than 5.5 million times! 

The mom, who asked to remain anonymous, told BuzzFeed, that she explained to her son why his answer had cracked her up. 

She said he was "over the moon" when she told him that millions of people had seen it online. 

The boy has even earned praise from actor James Woods:


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