When someone asks you to add 48 + 27, what happens in your head?

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I'm really curious to see how other DIY investors and landlords answer this mental addition question versus the general population.

I had the 20 to 48 and then I add the 7 to 68 to get 75. 

Hopefully this will shed light as to why I turn into a werewolf during full moons and run around howling looking for value-add real estate deals. 

@Jim K. Take 2 from 27 to make the 48 50, then 50 plus 25 is 75 is how I would do in my head, or would do 8 plus 7 is 15, carry the 1, 4 plus 2 plus 1 is 7 - also 75.... quickly do both ways in my head to check my work :)

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