Figure out

Do you know the meaning of the English phrase “to figure out (something)” or “to figure (something) out“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Clara: Are you OK? You look stressed.

Stephanie: I can’t figure out this maths problem. I’ve been looking at it for half an hour and I just don’t get it.

Clara: Yeah, I had problems figuring it out too. Here, let me help you.

Does it mean:

a) add figures

b) solve

c) do maths

d) study

The answer is below!↓


Answer: b) solve