THIS riddle has the internet in a spin as only those with the highest IQs can solve it.
The aim of the puzzle is to open a padlock that can be released with three secret numbers which can be found using clues.
Many have been defeated by it and some have had to turn to chat GPT to help them solve the tricky brain teaser.
Twitter users have been left baffled and divided.
The most common answer is 042, however others have said its 062 or 012, but which do you think is right?
The riddle is written on paper and shows a padlock with a missing three-digit code.
It asks: “can you open the lock using these clues?” and lists five numbers in black ink, each with a separate hint.
The first number is 682 and one digit is right and in its place.
is 614 and one digit is right but in the wrong place.
Third comes 206 and two digits are right but in the wrong place.
Then 738, and all digits are wrong.
And finally 380, where one digit is right but in the wrong place.
The riddle then asks for the secret three number code, any ideas?
If you are struggling to find the answer here’s a clue – write the riddle down on paper – this can help your mind process it more clearly.
Still no luck? Not to worry, we have included the answer below.
And don’t be disheartened, this puzzle was especially difficult.
But don’t give up on brain teasers forever, as they can improve creativity, confidence and memory.
Also, psychologists at The University of Glasgow found that staring at an optical illusion can actually improve eye sight by allowing you to see small print.
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The solution to this riddle is explained clearly in chat GPT and involves analysing the clues one by one.