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People are baffled about how many squares are in this picture. We reveal the correct answer.

If counting is not your thing, you may want to look away right now.

A puzzle was shared and went viral, and apparently 92% of people can’t get the answer right.

The puzzle requires you to be really good with numbers and also have a lot of patience. You need to count the number of squares in the following picture.

It sounds simple enough, right?

Scroll down for the answer, and have a go now at counting the squares.

As you can see, there is a grid with a series of squares and two other smaller squares placed in a line in the center.

How hard can it be to count the correct number of shapes?

Well, you’ll soon discover that there are more squares than there seem to be.

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How many squares have you managed to count?

If you managed to find them all, the answer to the question is 40.

See the GIF below and count along to find all of the squares. Here’s how you would do it.

The image is made up of eight tiny squares, 18 single squares, nine 2 x 2 squares, four 3 x 3 squares and one 4 x 4 square.

Check it out below. How many do you find?

 References: Daily Mail Online, Genius Puzzles.


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