Smart people, I have a riddle for you that I can't solve myself. Can you solve this equation? I'm stuck. Briefing: It's not about calculating but seeing (and finding the difference between the numbers), yet I haven't come up with the missing number. Who can?

@rngesus_wept Hm... what do you mean with holes?

@naii "8" has 2 holes. "1" has 0 holes. "4" has 1 hole, etc. It's the shape of the numeral.

@naii There's a very similar riddle which is something like:

CAT = 5

PUPPY = 6

BIRD = 5

MASTODON = ???

@rngesus_wept Hmm, it's also about the shape?

@naii Yeah, I got your riddle relatively quickly because I'd seen this incarnation before. The hint given was something along the lines of "A 5-year-old will have an easier time of this than an adult."

@naii Phrasing unintentional.

@rngesus_wept aaaaaahhaaa - God I was so blind ๐

@naii should be five if i have the right idea

@thehottestpotato YES!!! and @rngesus_wept explained me why - feeling so stupid.

The One And The Twenty@rngesus_wept@naii Number of holes in the digits