# 77+33 Doesn't Equal 100

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77+33 Doesn't Equal 100 refers to a series of math memes about how 77 plus 33 does not equal 100 despite many people thinking it does. Memes, typically using reaction images, expressing shock and confusion about the equation increased on social media starting in 2019. The equation actually results in an answer of 110.

## Origin

The earliest known meme about the fact that 77+33 does not equal 100 was posted to Reddit's /r/memes[1] by a now-deleted Redditor on February 25th, 2019. It was scraped by awwmemes[2] the next day. The meme shows SpongeBob SquarePants burning a piece of paper after rejecting the statement that reads, "77+33 isn't equal to 100" (shown below). People likely tend to think 77+33=100 because 7+3=10 and 70+30=100.

On February 3rd, 2020, Redditor AnotherTargaryen posted a Society If meme using the equation to /r/memes,[3] gaining over 150 upvotes in two years (shown below). It was reposted to Instagram[4] page steal.ya.memes on February 17th, gaining over 9,800 likes in a similar span of time.

On September 11th, Instagram[5] user edgymemesforworthlessteens reposted a meme by a now-deleted Redditor using the equation, gaining over 27,000 likes in two years (shown below).

The memes increased in prevalence in early 2022. On February 7th, 2022, Instagram[6] user thatguysjokes posted a meme using an American Psycho clip to express insanity about the equation not equalling 100, gaining over 274,000 views in a month (shown below).

On February 18th, Facebook[7] page The Popularist posted a Despicable Me meme using the equation, gaining over 164,000 reactions and 25,000 shares in a month (shown below).

On February 22nd, YouTuber kracc bacc posted a meme using the equation, gaining over 935,000 views in a month (show below).

On March 9th, Redditor mistermuesli posted a meme using a joke about the equation to /r/dankmemes,[8] gaining over 92,000 upvotes in three weeks (shown below). On March 10th, Instagram[9] page jokezar reposted it, gaining over a million views in a similar span of time.

On March 9th, YouTuber[10] XH Guy posted a compilation of GigaChad images under the equation "7+33=100," gaining over 819,000 views in three weeks (shown below, left). On March 15th, YouTuber[11] Peternity posted a video using the equation, gaining over 334,000 views in two weeks (shown below, right).

On March 29th, YouTuber[12] Lessons In Meme Culture posted a video discussing the meme, gaining over 68,000 views in under a day (shown below).

## External References

[1] Reddit โ /r/memes

[3] Reddit โ memes

[4] Instagram โ steal.ya.memes

[5] Instagram โ edgymemesforworthlessteens

[6] Instagram โ thatguysjokes

[8] Reddit โ dankmemes

[9] Instagram โ jokezar