Newsbeat quizzes people on the street with some maths puzzles.

Are you any good at arithmetic?

In the days before pocket calculators, this report asked people on the streets of Dublin to solve some mathematical problems. 

28 + 37 + 14 + 62 = ?

When posed with a simple maths calculation, one woman responds

You mean you want me to add them together?

A 'Newsbeat' report broadcast on 23 April 1971.

‘Newsbeat’ was a half hour feature programme which ran on television from Monday to Friday from September 1964 to June 1971. Reporting on stories from around the country, ‘Newsbeat’ covered affairs of the day with contributions from print journalists and RTÉ news staff.