Only 1 in 10 can solve this puzzle - which tank will fill up first?

Only 1 in 10 can solve this puzzle – which tank will fill up first?

Puzzles and riddles have fascinated millions of people throughout the ages. They come in all shapes and sizes, from optical illusions to mathematical problems. They’re a way to exercise your mind and to challenge yourself and others.

Your brain craves a varied diet. If you’re surfing the net at random, you’ll mostly come across lots of text and negative news – that’s when you could really use some creative brain-teasers to activate your brain and break the monotony.

Below is a tricky puzzle that most people can’t solve. In fact, only 1 in 10 find the right answer!

Take a few moments and really think about this one, the first solution that comes to your mind may not be the right one.

Have you got your answer? OK, here we go!

The correct answer is 3! If you look closely, you’ll see that the pipes leading to tank 4 and 5 are blocked, and no water will come through. The water from tank 2 flows into tank 7 where it leaks out from the hole in the bottom. The pipe from 2 to 6 is blocked.

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