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# Only 1 out of 10 people can solve this puzzle – but can you figure out the answer?

## Only a few succeed

Today’s challenge is an old riddle, which has been circulating online for a few years now. It’s anything but simple, and as with most puzzles, it’s important to think a little outside the box to succeed.

Here’s the riddle: In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995, that same person is 10 years old. How can this be?

This is a tricky riddle. Can you solve it?

It is essential to concentrate and look carefully at all the given clues.

If you can’t find the answer, we’ll show you below.

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## Here is the answer to the riddle

Does it feel impossible? Then you are not alone. Lots of people have been pulling their hair out trying to solve this clever riddle.

There are not many who can solve the riddle, so don’t panic if you can’t find an answer.

You’ll find the correct answer below.

Answer: The person was born in 2005 B.C. (Before Christ). Therefore, he was 5 years old in 2000 B.C, 10 in 1995 B.C, and 15 in 1990 B.C.

Quite clever, huh? It certainly was vital to think outside the box!

Did you solve the riddle on your own? Congratulations!