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It's a bit tricky but extremely fun to solve. Get going then!

Who said puzzles are for kids only? We're sure there is a large majority of people who not only find brain teasers to be fun but also a means to improve their cognitive and logical skills. Just like they help our kids get more focused, it helps adults in the same way. You can think of puzzles as a workout for the brain.

Improvement of skills is not the only benefit of solving puzzles on a regular basis. It also acts as a stress buster. According to Cornicas Puzzleras, every time we solve a puzzle or even attempt one, the production of dopamine, which is a feel-good hormone, increases in our brains. Every little achievement encourages us to challenge ourselves even more.

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Puzzles also shift our brains from "Beta" or awake state to "Alpha," which is the state of our brain when we're dreaming. This change helps improve our mood, increase self-confidence, and relieve stress.

So here we are, with a tiny little puzzle for you. Nothing too crazy.

**1. How many triangles do you see?**

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Look carefully and don't miss out any triangle.

If you've figured it out, here's another brain teaser for you. Let's take the difficulty a notch up. You might need a pencil and a paper, and maybe a pair of scissors too to make some paper cutouts. So here it goes.

**2. When the below shape is folded into a cube, what colors will the opposite faces be?**

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It's okay. You take your time. This one's a little tricky, we completely agree.

Found out? No? No worries. We'll disclose the answer right away.

**The answer to the 2nd puzzle is:**

Reciprocal squares will be: Yellow-Red / Blue-Purple / Green-Pink

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Now you see why we said you might need a paper cutout?

**The answer to the 1st puzzle - How many triangles do you see?**

Well, how many triangles did you count? 7? 19? 27? If you arrived at **27** as your answer, then you're absolutely... correct!

**Here's a division of how there are 27 triangles:**

The number of triangles formed with 1 unit: **16** (check out the yellow-colored triangles)

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The number of triangles formed with 4 units: **7** (check out the triangles outlined with red)

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The number of triangles formed with 9 units: **3** (check out the triangles outlined with black, blue, and red)

The number of triangles formed with 19 units: **1** ( Well, this is quite obvious. It's the whole triangle)

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Hope you had fun!

**References:**

https://cronicaspuzzleras.com/en/10-surprising-benefits-of-doing-jigsaw-puzzles/#:

https://www.mentalup.co/blog/brain-teasers#:~:text=The%20answer%20is%2027%20triangles%20