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

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I just looked at the numbers and my head said 75. I usually don't need to put much effort into adding small numbers. I wonder how many people had to get a calculator or piece of paper to answer this question. 

I honestly thought this was a trick question, where you were going to say something like value add 27 to 48 and you get 100. Like when you do a $27K rehab on a $48K house and the ARV is $100K...

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