Aug 072012
 

This post contains the answer to the “How many squares can you count’  puzzle on Facebook and Google + so be warned. If you haven’t already answered it, this is the time to get it your best shot.

The trick here is to count the number of squares you can see.  Majority of people tend to omit certain element as seen below. The original post claimed they could only find 27 squares. Majority of people will find 34, 36, or 38.  How many can you find?

Here’s the puzzle.

How many squares do you see in this image, we keep getting stuck at 27?

 

A lot of good guesses on the square puzzle that has been showing up on a lot of people’s timelines recently. Most tend to forget the 2 boxes that the 4 smaller boxes are contained in, and the 4 – 3×3 boxes.

The correct answer is: 40

Here’s how it done.

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iarchibald

Hello! My name is Ian and I have been addicted to weather since I was about 3. My hero growing up wasn't the police man, superman or even a teacher. Mine was a Meteorologist named Percy Saltzman. I have been chasing storms for a long as I can remember and according to my doctor, I am NOT crazy. I am a storm chaser, weather freak, Social Media Educator, amateur Photographer, speaker and father of Twins.

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