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Can You Correctly Count The Number Of People In This Tricky Puzzle?

People love to hang out together. Whether in large groups or small gatherings, humans are designed to enjoy societal joys. Of course, many of us enjoy our solitude and alone time too! However, today’s number puzzle is all about people who love to go out. In fact, we don’t even know how many people are in today’s puzzle. That’s for you to find out in this tricky brainteaser!

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Have you ever done an optical illusion puzzle? “An optical illusion is something that plays tricks on your vision. Optical illusions teach us how our eyes and brain work together to see. You live in a three-dimensional world, so your brain gets clues about depth, shading, lighting, and position to help you interpret what you see.” reports the National Eye Institute. They go on to say that if “you look at a two-dimensional image, your brain can be fooled because it doesn’t get the same clues.

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In today’s number puzzle, you will have to use the information your eyes and brain find by working together. Just remember to pay attention to the details- that’s where the trickiest aspects are hidden!

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Can you Solve This Tricky Number Puzzle?

In order to completely solve this puzzle, you need to find the answer in a certain amount of time. You will have 10 seconds to come up with the solution to this number puzzle. Hopefully, you will be able to find the number of people hidden in this puzzle within that amount of time. If you think you are ready, take a moment and then scroll down to the image below.

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Remember, you only have 10 full seconds to get the answer right! We can only give you one hint, and that is to think outside the box. Do your best, and remember how optical illusions work. Good luck!

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When you first take a look at this image, you see there is a line of people waiting to be let into a carnival. If you pay attention to everything within this picture, you’ll find a clue. This clue will help you to find the right answer to the number puzzle above. There’s not much time left, hurry!

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Did you get the answer right? Let’s find out! We know this puzzle was a bit of a challenge, but if you got it right in under 10 seconds, you’re clever! Or, at least you have impeccable eyesight and attention to detail. Alright, let’s see how you did.

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Solution:

If you counted everyone within the image, you should have your total number in front of you. What number did you get? Did you make sure to count everyone? If you look at the entrance to the tent, there is something interesting. You have to be a certain height to enter the carnival! That is your first and only clue to help you solve the puzzle. Did you get it? The number of people in this image is 7. One of the people is actually two small children who aren’t tall enough to enter don’t heir own. So, they climbed on top of each other to try and trick the ticket-taker.

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Jade Small
Freelance Writer
Jade is a freelance writer and content creator from South Africa with over 7 years of experience writing and creating. She's also a proud single mom to a super 13-year-old boy.
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