Can You Spot The Missing Number? Not Many Can Do It In Under 10 Seconds

Our brain often plays tricks on us when we are looking at groups of numbers because it assumes that they are in consecutive order. Are you attentive enough to notice the missing number in the below series?

Can you tell what’s missing?

Here comes the challenge. In the picture we can see a sequence from 1 to 53 – but two numbers are missing. Can you guess which ones?

To make it fair, you only have ten seconds to find them. Go!

Could you do it? I bet it was harder than you thought!




Here is the solution:

The first number missing is 11.

BUT, did your brain stop working there or did you notice a second missing number?

And the other is 32.

Were you able to find the missing numbers? Congratulations, you have a great eye.

The Majority Of Americans Can’t Spot The Missing Number On The First Try

Most people think they can count to 50. Take this quiz to see if you can easily spot the missing number in the sequence!

Note: The solution is situated below.

Were you able to see the missing number? In case no, we can provide the answer for you!


(PLEASE don’t scroll down unless you already gave up answering.)





Yes, that’s right! The Answer is 42!

How fast were you able to distinguish the missing number? Please share it with us in the comment section below! Also, don’t forget to share this with your family and friends for them to be challenged as well!

Based on materials from APost