This illusion can only be solved by the top 0.1%

It is the advanced algebra of optical illusions.

Did you think it was impressive to be in the one percent of optical illusion fans? Puzzle enthusiasts are trying to decipher this numerical eye exam, which can reportedly only be solved by: 0.1% from people. The irritating visual puzzle was first shared on TikTok in April, but is currently exploding as viewers strain their orbital muscles to crack it.

“Only 0.1% can see all 10 songs,” reads the caption accompanying the illusion, shared by user @purpzosaur. The puzzle’s difficulty is compounded by the GIF of the dancing monkey in the background, seemingly trying to confuse the eyes like an ocular hockey goalkeeper.

[Warning: Spoilers Below]

At first glance, the dazzling illustration seems to show only four numbers: six, eight, four and one. However, upon closer inspection, it becomes clear that there are many more numbers hidden in the ‘literal image’, which is defined as the merging of smaller images to create a larger one.

Unfortunately, even the most hawk-eyed TikTok users struggled to find all 10 integers, while many came away with vastly different answers.

“I can only see 12346789,” said one frustrated viewer, while another wrote, “I see 12346780 and 00 (infinite).”

“I see 64801,” claimed another brain teaser.

However, other gurus of optical illusion claimed to beat this numerical decathlon with one that claimed, “I’m a goddess because I see 12345678910.”

At first glance, the dazzling illustration seems to show only four numbers: six, eight, four and one.
TikTok / @purpzsaur

Viewers reportedly had the hardest time seeing the number five, which several puzzlers say is formed “by the gorilla when he begins to wave his right arm.”

One even joked that there are many more than 10 numbers when they saw the symbol for “infinity.”

This isn’t the first illusion to leave puzzlers scratching their heads. Back in April, the internet had a collective eye neurysm trying to find the hidden words in this cryptic illustration, which only one percent of people can solve.

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